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January 12, 2021
Minnesota

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
Minnesota

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
Minnesota

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

October 21, 2020
Minnesota

Eagan, Minn.—Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Minnesota’s 7 th Congressional District met virtually Wednesday afternoon with Rep. Collin Peterson to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer

Minnesota Events

August 18, 2021

Join ACS CAN Minnesota and partners for a discussion on cancer research and clinical trials happening in Minnesota, and what researchers need to ensure all patients can equitably access the latest innovations in cancer care and treatment. Every new breakthrough in freeing the world from the pain and suffering of...

October 28, 2021CST

The ACS CAN Minnesota Research and Innovation Forum is a premier event that brings together leaders from the business, education, medical, government and research communities to advance the work of ACS CAN. The event not only unites those in Minnesota who are fighting to end cancer, it serves to...

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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