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Make Cancer Research an Election Issue

Cancer research saves lives.  It is the engine behind the ongoing progress in the fight against cancer, offering hope for better treatment, prevention and early detection, and improved quality of life.  

Latest Updates

October 11, 2018
North Dakota

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for North Dakota’s United States Senate seat stand on three important federal policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment.

August 9, 2018
North Dakota

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Deb Knuth American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 701-314-4880 Email: [email protected] New Report Shows State Lawmakers Can Do More to Prevent and Reduce Cancer Special Section: New Opioid Policies Are Threatening Access to Essential Pain Treatment for Patients and Survivors WASHINGTON,

August 9, 2018
North Dakota

North Dakota gets mixed reviews when it comes to implementing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

North Dakota Events

October 18, 2018
Bismarck, ND

On October 18, 2018, the North Dakota Newspaper Association will host a debate between the candidates for U.S. Senate in North Dakota. The debate will be held at the Bismarck Public Schools Career and Technical Academy located on the campus of Bismarck State College. The debate begins at 7:00 pm...

October 25, 2018
Bismarck, ND

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for the 2018 North Dakota Cancer Summit. This fourth annual event will bring together leaders from the healthcare community to discuss current issues impacting health care in North Dakota. You will hear from hospitals, medical professionals, cancer control officers, advocates, policy...

State Contacts

Kimberly Kuhlman
North Dakota Grassroots Manager
Deb Knuth
North Dakota State Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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