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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

April 16, 2020
North Dakota

Bismarck, N.D.—Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of 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 ,

February 24, 2020
North Dakota

Williston, N.D. - Local beloved dentist, Dr. John Hamilton is capping off nearly a decade of service on the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) National Board of Directors. During his nine-year tenure as a director, chair and immediate past chair of the Board, Dr. Hamilton provided leadership

January 13, 2020
North Dakota

Bismarck, ND - We are excited to introduce Daphne Hall, of Baldwin, as the new State Lead Ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in North Dakota. Daphne is an ovarian cancer survivor who is currently serving on the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!). Daphne is a

December 6, 2019
North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Tobacco Free North Dakota celebrate seven years of the statewide smoke-free law that protects all North Dakotans from secondhand smoke, including the aerosol from e-cigarettes. On December 6, 2012, all public places and places of employment in

December 4, 2019
North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND - The third annual Crave a Cure event, set for December 5, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Heritage Center Northern Lights Atrium, celebrates the difference Bismarck-Mandan residents are making in the fight against cancer. This festive event, benefiting the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

November 20, 2019
North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. - The third annual Crave a Cure event, set for December 5, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Heritage Center Northern Lights Atrium, celebrates the difference Bismarck-Mandan residents are making in the fight against cancer. This festive event, benefiting the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

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