Cancer Prevention Actions


Join ACS CAN and the Kentucky Cancer Consortium for a discussion on the current state of cancer in the commonwealth, and how we can work together on public policies that will ensure Kentuckians have access to the care they need to prevent, detect, and fight cancer.


Under Medicare, there should be no co-pay for a colonoscopy. But, if the doctor removes a polyp, you can wake up to a big bill. Ask Congress to end the loophole that allows this surprise charge.


Texas is the second-largest funder of cancer research in the nation, thanks to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Without action from Texas state lawmakers, however, funding for this program is at risk.


Would you like to become a volunteer advocate for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network?


Your story is what drives our work. Tell us why access to breast and cervical cancer screening programs matter

New Mexico

Melanoma is the fastest growing cancer among young women and the third leading cancer among 25 to 29 year olds – many of whom started using indoor tanning devices before they turned 18. It's time for New Mexico to protect kids from indoor tanning devices.


Become a legislative ambassador to support our work in your community.


Being overweight or obese is the number one cancer risk for people who don't use tobacco.


Congress should expand funding for a program that provides lifesaving mammograms and pap tests to thousands of American women each year. Ask Congress to prioritize funding for these lifesaving cancer screenings.