Montana Cancer Action Center


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You CAN prevent skin cancer

Melanoma incidence has increased in Montana.  This year, 450 Montana residents will be diagnosed with melanoma. Currently 19 states and DC have enacted comprehensive laws restricting tanning for people under 18. Montana does not have a law that restricts people under 18 from using tanning devices.  Sign the petition.

Montana Priorities

Latest Updates

May 22, 2020

The coronavirus has caused a lot of uncertainty and turned the world upside down. However, one constant amid the chaos has been the ability to go outside. Being able to get outside has helped me stay healthy while practicing good social distancing. Whether I am hiking on newly discovered trails

May 20, 2020

To the Editor: Montanans have really stepped up during this pandemic, and our charitable spirit will be vital to help communities recover. As our leaders address COVID-19’s devastating impact, I hope they keep nonprofits in mind that have been so critical to Montanans. As a nonprofit consultant, I know many

April 16, 2020

MISSOULA, Montana—Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care amid the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According to the latest survey from Survivor Views, a national cohort of

February 3, 2020

HELENA, Mont.—Preventing skin cancer and protecting teens from the dangers of tanning is the goal of a new partnership between Miss Montana 2019 Mo Shea and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society. Shea's social impact initiative as Miss

State Contacts

Jodi Medlar
Montana Grassroots Manager
Kristin Page-Nei
Montana Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy
Western Region

Share Your Story

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.