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All South Dakotans Deserve Quality Health Care

Tell us your story. Have you avoided preventative screenings (colonoscopies or mammograms) because your insurance doesn't cover it or you have a high deductible? Have you or a loved one chosen not to seek medical attention because of a lack of insurance coverage?

Latest Updates

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

March 12, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – March 12, 2019 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the legislature’s approval of legislation that will prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is prohibited. David Benson, government relations director for ACS CAN released the following statement: “On

February 19, 2019
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Feb. 19, 2019 – Fewer South Dakota kids will start using e-cigarettes thanks to Rep. Carl Perry’s proposal to impose a tax on e-cigarettes, which cleared the House Health and Human Services Committee today. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) encourages the House

South Dakota Events

November 20, 2019
Sioux Falls, SD

Join us for a unique opportunity to learn more about the advancements in cancer research and increased access to cancer care right here in South Dakota.

State Contacts

Kendra Krueger
Grassroots Manager
David W. Benson
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
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.