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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

April 30, 2021
North Dakota

BISMARCK—The North Dakota Legislature adjourned last night and passed its 2021-2023 biennium budget, which includes funding for critical cancer screening programs and tobacco prevention and cessation efforts. They also reauthorized Medicaid expansion funding for another two years. Kendra Krueger of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in

March 24, 2021
North Dakota

Bismarck, N.D. – Today the North Dakota Senate voted 23 to 24 in opposition to a bill that would have exempted cigar lounges and bars that sell cigars from the statewide smoke-free law. The North Dakota smoke-free law protects workers and patrons from potential death and disease caused by exposure

February 17, 2021
North Dakota

Bismarck, N.D. – Today the North Dakota House voted 48 to 45 to pass a bill that would exempt cigar lounges and bars that sell cigars from the statewide smoke-free law. A group of public health and advocacy organizations strongly opposes House Bill 1152 and urges the Senate to vote

September 13, 2020
North Dakota

Bismarck, N.D. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

State Contacts

Sara Mannetter
Managing Director
Kendra Krueger
Grassroots Manager
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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.