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February 10, 2021
Montana

HELENA, MT—Cancer patients, survivors and volunteers met virtually with state lawmakers this week during the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Cancer Action Week to urge them to make fighting cancer a priority. "February is Cancer Prevention Month so it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about how to reduce death

November 23, 2020
Montana

The Missoula City Council passed an ordinance to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes only. The Montana chapters of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Heart Association (AHA) and American Lung Association opposed the policy because it does not include menthol cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco products, leaving opportunities for Big Tobacco to continue marketing flavored products to youth.

October 12, 2020
Montana

Both major candidates for Montana’s U.S. Senate seat have publicly stated their positions on key issues and policies to help fight cancer if they are elected. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) encouraged Governor Steve Bullock and Senator Steve Daines to state their positions on these critical issues as part of ACS CAN’s national Cancer Votes campaign—the nation’s leading voter education program to educate the public and candidates about the actions lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority.

September 17, 2020
Montana

Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Montana met virtually Thursday with U.S. Senate candidate Gov. Steve Bullock for a nonpartisan discussion on policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes campaign—the nation’s leading voter education program informing the public and candidates about the actions lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority.

September 14, 2020
Montana

Local resident Kristin Page-Nei was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies.

September 14, 2020
Montana

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on Montana’s U.S. Senate candidates to clearly state their commitments to fighting cancer—a disease that continues to kill more 1,600 people a day in this country. Volunteer advocates issued invitations to all major U.S. Senate candidates in the state to meet with cancer patients and survivors virtually to discuss the issues most important to them.

June 16, 2020
Montana

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is encouraged about Governor Steve Bullock’s commitment to reducing tobacco use. Today the Montana Department of Public Health issued a permanent rule requested by Governor Bullock to end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in Montana. ACS CAN believes this is a good start and encourages communities to prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products to protect kids.

April 16, 2020
Montana

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
Montana

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