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September 17, 2018
Minnesota

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

September 10, 2018
Minnesota

Make cancer an election issue with your Cancer Votes yard sign.

August 22, 2018
Minnesota

Help us make cancer an election issue. ACS CAN has created a tool that includes three pre-written questions, along with a few facts about our legislative issues, that you can use to talk to the candidates running to be Minnesota's next governor or your state representative about cancer issues. If

August 14, 2018
Minnesota

ACS CAN Minnesota's Government Relations Director Ellie Beaver was featured on KARE-TV to talk about ACS CAN"s work and being involved in politics without being partisan. Watch the full interview here: http://bit.ly/CancerVotesKare11

August 9, 2018
Minnesota

Minnesota gets mixed reviews when it comes to implementing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?.

July 23, 2018
Minnesota

State Rep. Dario Anselmo of Edina was awarded the Minnesota Distinguished Advocacy Award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his hard work to promote strong public health policies that reduce the burden of cancer in Minnesota. ACS CAN, the

May 9, 2018
Minnesota

I am gravely concerned about a bill being considered by the Minnesota legislature that would add unnecessary challenges to the mountain cancer patients have to climb. This bill would impose a work or community engagement requirement as a condition of eligibility for Medicaid and could result in cancer patients, survivors,

April 27, 2018
Minnesota

Letter: Protect coverage for state’s most vulnerable cancer patients By Sharon Erpestad, Volunteer, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Wilder More than 31,000 people in Minnesota will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Many of these individuals are receiving health care coverage through the state’s Medicaid program. For them, this

April 22, 2018
Minnesota

Reader's View: Wrong to require those on Medicaid to work The side effects of cancer treatments can be horrendous: Fatigue, nausea, lymphedema, neuropathy, low blood counts, infections are just some. When cancer patients have to take time off from work while receiving cancer treatments, they often have to go on