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Latest Updates

September 25, 2021

St. Paul, Minn. – Hundreds of bags decorated with the names of those who’ve fought cancer were displayed Saturday evening at the Minnesota State Capitol to send a powerful message of hope and to remind Minnesota and national lawmakers on the importance of ensuring the fight against cancer remains a

January 12, 2021

Eagan, MN – As we embark on a new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) prompts legislators to promote public policies that help all Minnesotans prevent, diagnose, treat and survive cancer. This year in Minnesota, more than 33,000 people will hear the words “you have

November 9, 2020

Robbinsdale, MN – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted a virtual Congressional briefing today featuring policy and advocacy experts that addressed details in ACS CAN’s newly released report , “The Costs of Cancer: 2020 Edition.” The briefing comes just one day before the U.S. Supreme

October 23, 2020

Eagan, Minn.—Both major candidates for Minnesota’s 7 th Congressional District, former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach and Rep. Collin Peterson, have met virtually with cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meetings were part of the American Cancer Society Cancer

Minnesota Events

October 28, 2021CST

Pre-Registration has now closed. You may register the day of the event at http://acscan.windrosemedia.com . The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) have an ambitious goal to achieve a 40% reduction in cancer mortality in the United States by 2035. If...

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

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.