Missouri Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Help Us Reach Out to Newly Elected Legislators

Making sure new legislators know about ACS CAN and our priority issues is critical.  Please fill out this simple form.  We'll determine who your legislators are and if they're new, we'll provide you with the information they need to know about.

Latest Updates

January 5, 2021

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks that legislators support legislation that will ease the cancer burden in Missouri. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives. ACS CAN is advocating for:

November 19, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening today by calling on state lawmakers and the governor to protect the health of our youth, residents with lower incomes, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color

September 15, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states 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 pandemic, the American

August 5, 2020

Jefferson City, MO — Missourians approval of Amendment 2 will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 230,000 citizens who will gain access to health insurance coverage through the state’s Medicaid program. On Tuesday, voters responded “yes” to Amendment 2, which asked if Medicaid should be expanded to low-income

State Contacts

Tim Freeman
Grassroots Manager
Emily Kalmer
Government Relations Director
St. Louis
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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