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The Maine Day at the Capitol is a time for those of us whose lives have been impacted by cancer to come together in Augusta from all parts of the state to share our stories and talk with our elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority.

Latest Updates

March 27, 2017
Maine

AUGUSTA – The Health and Human Services Committee of the Maine legislature will hold a public hearing today on LD 889, "An Act to Reduce Youth Cancer Risk", which prohibits the use of indoor tanning beds by minors under the age of 18. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

February 23, 2017
Maine

This statement can be attributed to Hilary Schneider, director of government relations in Maine for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in response to portions of Governor LePage’s biennial budget proposal related to the Department of Health and Human Services: “The toll tobacco takes on Mainers –

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...

November 10, 2016
Maine, Maine

Posted in the Nov. 10th edition of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Read full article -- With a hard-fought campaign and election behind us, we now have the hard task of engaging with our elected representatives in order to plan for programs that ensure a happier

Maine Events

May 15, 2017
Topsham, ME

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's advocacy team and local volunteers to discuss how you CAN make a difference in the fight against cancer. You may join us in person or by phone. A call-in number will be provided upon RSVP. Please RSVP to chris.feeney@cancer.org...

May 30, 2017

Maine ACS CAN's Day at the Capitol is a time for those of us whose lives have been impacted by cancer to come together in Augusta from all parts of the state to share our stories and talk with our elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority...

State Contacts

Chris Feeney
Maine Grassroots Manager
Hilary Schneider
Maine Director Government Relations
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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.