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October 9, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – October 9, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issues this statement from ACS CAN Montana State Lead Ambassador Keri Yoder following the announcement by Governor Steve Bullock yesterday directing the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to implement emergency administrative

October 1, 2019
Montana

MISSOULA, Mont.— Confident they can alter the future of cancer and who it impacts, public health policy experts, tribal and community leaders including cancer advocacy volunteers will lead a discussion focused on improving health equity in cancer prevention and care for all Montanans. The free event, hosted by the American

August 1, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Montana – August 1, 2019 – Montana made progress in the cancer fight by re-authorizing Medicaid this year but fell short when the Legislature did not pass legislation to protect youth from the risk of deadly skin cancer by restricting access to tanning devices for those under the age

May 9, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – May 9, 2019 — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its volunteer advocates, most of them cancer patients and survivors, are pleased that Gov. Bullock is signing House Bill (HB) 658 into law today. Ten cancer advocates with ACS CAN, the American Cancer

April 18, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – April 18, 2019— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its volunteer advocates, most of them cancer patients and survivors, are pleased that House Bill (HB) 658 has passed the Montana legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk. In response to today’s victory,

April 8, 2019
Montana

Helena, MT— The 6 th Annual Governor’s Hoops Challenge is about to wrap up. On behalf of Gov. Bullock, Lt. Governor Mike Cooney will recognize the winners of the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge competition on April 8, 2019. State departments and businesses have been

April 5, 2019
Montana

HELENA, Mont. – April 5, 2019—The House Judiciary Committee has blocked a key public health bill from being voted on by the full House. Senate Bill (SB) 21 would restrict minors from indoor tanning. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Montana Academy of Dermatology speak

March 12, 2019
Montana

HELENA, MT – March 11, 2019 – Cancer survivors and caregivers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) thanked Gov. Bullock in person today, March 11, 2019, for his help urging lawmakers to lift the sunset on Medicaid expansion so that it doesn’t expire in July,

March 10, 2019
Montana

Helena, MT—March 10, 2019— Gov. Bullock will sport sneakers with his suit on Monday, March 11, 2019, as he goes for a full-court press to urge the Legislature to ensure hard-working, low-income Montanans continue to have access to health care through Medicaid expansion. Going without health insurance can mean the