South Dakota Cancer Action Center


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Register for the South Dakota Cancer Advocacy Day at the Capitol

Please provide the following information to register for South Dakota's 2020 Cancer Action Day at the Capitol to be held Wednesday, February 12 in Pierre, SD. If you have specific questions please email [email protected].

Latest Updates

January 13, 2020
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Data from the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey show youth use of e-cigarettes in high schools has skyrocketed, with a 135% increase over the past two years. Survey results also show that 27.5% of high school students used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days. Nearly

November 18, 2019
South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual South Dakota Policy Luncheon on Wednesday, November 20 will highlight the latest research developments in South Dakota and the importance of engaging elected officials to support cancer research funding. The event brings together leaders in business,

August 1, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D.- South 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 Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

March 28, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – March 28, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s passage of and Gov. Kristi Noem signing legislation into law that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited. David Benson, government relations director for

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State Contacts

Kendra Krueger
Grassroots Manager
David W. Benson
Government Relations Director
Jenna Sheldon
Media Advocacy Manager

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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.