Mississippi Cancer Action Center


Action Center

MS: 2022 Policy Forum: Lung Cancer

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at Table 100 in Flowood from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Latest Updates

March 23, 2022

JACKSON, MISS. – Today marks 12 years since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act. Yet over 228,000 Mississippians remain uninsured, denied coverage by state lawmakers who refuse to increase access to Medicaid. “Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live – unfortunately, in Mississippi, it does,” said

January 4, 2022

JACKSON, MS – As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize proven tobacco control measures and access to care, both of which will ease the burden of cancer on Mississippi residents. “Expanding Medicaid would ensure that

November 17, 2021

JACKSON, MS – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Mississippi residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we know

September 28, 2021

VICKSBURG, MS – Pearl Carter was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district

Mississippi Events

November 2, 2022
Flowood, MS

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) unites those in Mississippi who are fighting to end cancer and brings together leaders from the business, education, medical, advocacy, government, and research communities. The event also serves to support ACS CAN and its work in Mississippi and nationwide. This year’s...

State Contacts

Anita Bales
Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Ryan Poppe
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.