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September 25, 2021
Minnesota

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
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

October 2, 2020
Minnesota

EAGAN, Minn.— Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Minnesota’s 2 nd Congressional District met virtually Friday morning with Rep. Angie Craig 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)

September 14, 2020
Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN – Monica Theis was awarded (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer who has demonstrated remarkable

September 13, 2020
Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

September 12, 2020
Minnesota

Lois Conn shared with the Stillwater Gazette and its readers why she is getting involved with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's Cancer Votes program.