Maine Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

December 13, 2019

AUGUSTA, Maine - Today, Gov. Janet Mills announced that the Maine Centers for Disease Control will launch a public education campaign to combat the growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. The Governor also announced her intention to introduce legislation to fully implement the law which sets the legal age

July 18, 2019

We need your help. If you’ve been diagnosed or treated for cancer within the past five years, you can help us learn more about your experiences as a cancer survivor by signing up to take surveys for # ACSCAN

July 3, 2019

My name is Jake Warn and I’m a 19 year old from Winslow. I’d like to share my story – what I experienced in high school and I’m now seeing in college. E-cigarettes have completely taken over the school systems. When I was in high school, the bathrooms were filled

June 20, 2019

Legislators approved an amended version of L.D. 1028, which equalizes the tax on non-cigarette tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to the same level as cigarettes.

Maine Events

April 9, 2020
Augusta, ME

Maine ACS CAN's Day at the Capitol is a time for those of us whose lives have been impacted by cancer to come together in Augusta from all parts of the state to share our stories and talk with our elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority...

State Contacts

Teresa Gillis
Maine Grassroots Manager
Hilary Schneider
Maine Director Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.