Missouri Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

January 8, 2024

This op-ed originally ran in the Sun Time News. In a commentary before the Christmas holiday, Farm Bureau President Garrett Hawkins advocated for legislation in 2024 that would allow the Farm Bureau to sell health plans that are “like traditional insurance…” He describes those plans as having a

December 6, 2023

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo . – Patients from across Missouri, and Missouri’s leading patient advocacy organizations today thanked Representative Wright and Senators Bernskoetter, Fitzwater, and Eslinger for introducing legislation that would require more health insurance plans to count all prescription drug copayments made by or on behalf of Missourians. The important

July 14, 2023

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Earlier this week, a new investigative report revealed that the federal government has been aware of the risks that radioactive waste posed to communities in St. Louis for 75 years. According to the report, the federal government’s response to the contamination

August 3, 2022

COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths. Smoking remains the number

State Contacts

Tim Freeman
Grassroots Manager
Emily Kalmer
Government Relations Director
St. Louis
Michael DuPré
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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