Maine Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

July 29, 2019

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Mainers touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In 2019, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) worked with the Maine Legislature in support of the following priorities:

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.

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.