MISSOULA, Mont.— Confident they can alter the future of cancer and who it impacts, public health policy experts, tribal and community leaders including cancer advocacy volunteers will lead a discussion focused on improving health equity in cancer prevention and care for all Montanans.
Montana Press Releases
Cancer Advocates Celebrate Continued Access to Care for Hardworking Montanans Although Concerns Remain Regarding Reporting Requirements
HELENA, Mont. – May 9, 2019 — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its volunteer advocates, most of them cancer patients and survivors, are pleased that Gov. Bullock is signing House Bill (HB) 658 into law today.
HELENA, Mont. – April 18, 2019— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its volunteer advocates, most of them cancer patients and survivors, are pleased that House Bill (HB) 658 has passed the Montana legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk.
Lt. Governor Mike Cooney Joins the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for 6th Annual Hoops, Hops and Hope!
Helena, MT—The 6th Annual Governor’s Hoops Challenge is about to wrap up. On behalf of Gov. Bullock, Lt. Governor Mike Cooney will recognize the winners of the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge competition on April 8, 2019.
HELENA, Mont. – April 5, 2019—The House Judiciary Committee has blocked a key public health bill from being voted on by the full House. Senate Bill (SB) 21 would restrict minors from indoor tanning.
Gov. Bullock Kicks Off Cancer Action Day at the Capitol; Urges Lawmakers to Give 95,000 Montanans Continued Access to Health Care Through Medicaid
HELENA, MT – March 11, 2019 – Cancer survivors and caregivers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) thanked Gov.
Gov. Bullock Teams Up with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network During 2019 Cancer Action Day at Capitol to Keep Medicaid Expansion Alive
Helena, MT—March 10, 2019—Gov. Bullock will sport sneakers with his suit on Monday, March 11, 2019, as he goes for a full-court press to urge the Legislature to ensure hard-working, low-income Montanans continue to have access to health care through Medicaid expansion.
As a business owner for the past 18 years in Billings, I know what a good deal looks like, and continuing Medicaid expansion is not just a good deal — it is a great deal.
Prom season will be upon us soon and that means many young Montanans will seek a bronze glow to go with formal attire for their memorable high school events ahead.
My world nearly turned upside down when I was only 30 years old. It was supposed to be a routine doctor visit to remove a mole. A biopsy showed the mole was melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer. In fact, it was stage 2B. Cancer is not a word anyone wants to hear.