Minnesota Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

September 14, 2020

Minneapolis, MN – Monica Theis was awarded (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer who has demonstrated remarkable

September 13, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

September 12, 2020

Lois Conn shared with the Stillwater Gazette and its readers why she is getting involved with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's Cancer Votes program.

July 30, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three pieces of legislation that reduce Minnesota’s cancer burden go into effect August 1st. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the implementation of the new state tobacco 21 law, clinical trials as well as breast and cervical cancer laws to address the

Minnesota Events

November 19, 2020

Join ACS CAN Minnesota on November 19 for a discussion on how COVID-19 has impacted cancer prevention, care, and research. What’s more, the pandemic has underscored the health inequities that already exist in health care. Program speakers will discuss what must be done to ensure all Minnesotans are accessing the cancer prevention and care they need.

State Contacts

Britta Babel
Minnesota Grassroots Manager
Eagan, MN
Emily Myatt
Minnesota Government Relations Director
Eagan, MN
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
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.