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With the help of advocates like you, we had some great successes in this years Missouri legislative session. We were able to:

Latest Updates

August 3, 2022
Missouri

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

April 13, 2022
Missouri

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Emily Kalmer JEFFERSON CITY, MO - “The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) continues to oppose HJR 117 since it would send the issue of expanded access to healthcare coverage back to the

March 3, 2022
Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – After the pandemic impacted two years of Cancer Action Days, cancer advocates, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Jefferson City yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials. They let their lawmakers know that they can and must

February 24, 2022
Missouri

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Emily Kalmer JEFFERSON CITY, MO. - “Today, the Missouri House passed legislation, HJR 117, that could send the issue of expanded access to healthcare coverage back to the statewide ballot. Expanding coverage for Missourians has

State Contacts

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

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.