Minnesota Cancer Action Center


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Share your tobacco story.

Has tobacco use impacted your life, or the life of a family or friend? 

Share your story and help us in our work to raise the tobacco sales age from 18 to 21 and fund tobacco prevention programs.



Latest Updates

August 1, 2019

Minnesota does well when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Minnesota meets benchmarks in key areas of tobacco control.

April 23, 2019

To the Editor: Minnesota’s Health Care Access Fund (HCAF) is in jeopardy and the consequences are very real for our friends and neighbors. One in five Minnesotans relies on public health care programs that are funded by HCAF. Programs such as Medical Assistance are important in making sure Minnesotans have

April 22, 2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two huge, nonpartisan health advocacy nonprofits are coming out in favor of making Minnesota's provider tax permanent to protect the state's popular Health Care Access Fund. The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society are joining the state's hospitals in lobbying lawmakers not to let

January 31, 2019

ACS CAN Minnesota and more than 50 diverse organizations demand plan for Health Care Access Fund

Minnesota Events

August 20, 2019
Edina, MN

Join us on August 20 for fun-filled evening to celebrate ACS CAN's successes and meet other ACS CAN members in your community! Appetizers will be provided.

November 7, 2019
Minneapolis, MN

Register today for the ACS CAN Minnesota Research and Innovation Breakfast on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

State Contacts

Emily Myatt
Minnesota Government Relations Director
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, 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.