Minnesota Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Cancer Votes

Do you want to make cancer an election issue?

Cancer Votes, the nation’s leading electoral program to make fighting cancer a state and national priority, is coming to your Minnesota community. But we need your help.

Latest Updates

October 5, 2018

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates running to be Minnesota’s next governor stand on three important policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment.

October 2, 2018

ACS CAN volunteer lead Caitlin DeVos let her local community paper, the Plymouth Sun Sailor, know why she believes cancer should be an election issue.

October 2, 2018

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. Share your story here: https://www.fightcancer.org/actions/share-your-cancer-story

September 17, 2018

It’s a hard time to relax in front of the TV. There are so many political ads for the upcoming election. But just because you want to turn the set off doesn’t mean you can’t be involved. I volunteer for a non-partisan advocacy organization, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

Minnesota Events

October 21, 2018
Plymouth, MN

Help us spread the word, literally. We’ll be distributing Cancer Votes voter guides in Plymouth. We will meet for a short training at the Plymouth Public Library, and fortify ourselves with fall-themed treats, before we head out into the community, two-by-two, to leave voter guides at residences. ACS CAN’s voter...

October 25, 2018
Eagan, MN

If you had the undivided attention of your next governor, what would you ask them to do to help stop cancer? Join us on Thursday, October 25 at the Lone Oak Grill in Eagan from 5:30-7:30pm for our Cancer Votes Eat & Greet event. We've invited...

December 1, 2018
Rochester, MN

Attend the December 1 ACS CAN Fight Back Summit, our version of an advocacy bootcamp!

State Contacts

Ellie Beaver
Minnesota Government Relations Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy
Emily Myatt
Minnesota Grassroots 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.