Minnesota Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

October 17, 2023

Couldn't make it to this year's Research and Innovation Forum? Here is the recording of the October 17 event. The agenda for the event included: WELCOMING REMARKS RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH PANEL Moderator: Elizabeth Emerson, Vice President, Public Affairs, Goff Public Monica Buchanan, Ph.D.,

September 25, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — This September, communities will honor lives affected by cancer when Lights of Hope Across America takes place on the front porches, kitchen tables and lawns of cancer patients, survivors and advocates nationwide and in Washington, D.C. Minnesota cancer advocates will represent the Twin Cities and the surrounding

September 20, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Emily Myatt was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award to

May 24, 2023

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Today, Governor Tim Walz signed legislation that will ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid, when patients need it. The new law will enable more Minnesotans to benefit from biomarker testing, a critical step in accessing precision medicine treatments that can lead to fewer

State Contacts

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

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