Minnesota Cancer Action Center


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Share your cancer story!

Tell us how cancer has impacted you or someone you love. And, together, we'll use these stories and our collective voice to end suffering and death from cancer.

Latest Updates

March 12, 2020

Our in-person Day at the Capitol has been cancelled, but there are still ways to share your story.

March 12, 2020

Letter: End the sale of flavored tobacco products There is no way to sugar coat that smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death. Here in Minnesota, Big Tobacco is using flavored products, often sweet ones, to addict a new generation of kids. Flavors are a marketing weapon the tobacco

March 5, 2020

Hometown Source To the Editor: Big Tobacco has been up to some unsavory practices. In Minnesota, they have been targeting our youth with flavored tobacco products. Big Tobacco has caused our state’s youth tobacco crisis and they’ve done it, in part, by spending millions to market flavored products.

October 3, 2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. -Yesterday afternoon, Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan and the administration addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced an aggressive campaign to combat it. In response to the announcement of this campaign, Emily Myatt, Minnesota government relations director for American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released

State Contacts

Britta Babel
Minnesota Grassroots Manager
Eagan, MN
Emily Myatt
Minnesota Government Relations Director
Eagan, MN
Michael DuPré
Media Advocacy Manager

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.