North Dakota Cancer Action Center


Action Center

The Power of Your Story

One of our most effective means of convincing lawmakers that certain policies are the right thing to do is to offer up your unique story as a way to establish a human connection to the devastation caused by cancer. 

Latest Updates

August 1, 2019
North Dakota

BISMARCK, North Dakota - August 1, 2019 - North Dakota is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up? : A Progress Report on State Legislative

March 18, 2019
North Dakota

March 18, 2019 Representative Jon Nelson has been honored with a 2019 North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Screening Achievement Award, along with 3 other honorees in the state. The North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable hosts these awards to celebrate local improvements and success in colorectal cancer screening. Representative Nelson and other

February 13, 2019
North Dakota

Bismarck, ND - February 13, 2019 “After weeks of airing our urgent concerns, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) thanks the North Dakota Senate for voting down legislation today that would have reversed important public health gains in the state by exempting cigars from the state’s smoke-free

January 25, 2019
North Dakota

January 24, 2019. Students from several Bismarck Public Schools and Harvey High School joined advocates as part of the North Dakota Tobacco Free day at the Capitol. The total attendance was 140 people. Attendees met with lawmakers to educate them on raising the tobacco tax, the electronic cigarette epidemic and

North Dakota Events

October 21, 2019
Fargo, ND

For more information or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Deb Knuth at 701-314-4880 or [email protected] . The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) North Dakota Cancer Summit is a premier event that brings together community leaders in health care, cancer control, business, education, government and research for...

State Contacts

Kimberly Kuhlman
North Dakota Grassroots Manager
Deb Knuth
North Dakota State Director
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Director, Media Advocacy

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.