North Dakota Cancer Action Center

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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

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

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

We’re getting them on the record. In some of the nation’s most hotly contested races for Congress and governor, ACS CAN volunteers are getting candidates to answer specific questions about top cancer issues. From advocating for more cancer research to supporting improved access to quality, affordable health care, our candidate

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

Forums, food and phones. Those are all part of ACS CAN’s highly effective 2018 Cancer Votes campaign. This year, our premiere electoral program is educating candidates about cancer issues in some of the hottest races in the nation, including a top congressional race in New Jersey, as well as statewide

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.