Montana Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Because cancer patients deserve to live better, longer

Did you know there are more cancer survivors on Earth than ever?

But if you’re like me, you know surviving a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows is a difficult endeavor. Through palliative care living longer after diagnosis can be made easier.

Latest Updates

June 21, 2017

Since 2005, Montanans have enjoyed breathing clean air at work and in public. It’s time to further protect citizens and improve public health by protecting them from e-cigarette aerosol. On June 21, the board of health will hear public testimony to consider expanding our smoke-free law to ban e-cigarette use

June 21, 2017

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends Riverstone Health, which creates public health policy for Yellowstone County, for proposing a new rule to its existing smoke-free air law to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere smoking is not allowed, and prohibit smoking including e-cigarette use within 30 feet of building entrances and windows.

May 23, 2017

When the Montana Senate voted this spring for what would have been the state’s first tobacco tax increase in 12 years, Big Tobacco lobbyists swarmed the Capitol in Helena…Within a week the bill was dead, its demise a textbook example of how a well-financed industry can torpedo legislation. Tobacco and

April 21, 2017

Today, Governor Bullock offered hope to thousands of Montanans facing cancer and other chronic illnesses by signing into law House Bill 285 to improve their quality of life through palliative care.

State Contacts

Chelsia Rice
Montana Grassroots Manager
Kristin Page-Nei
Montana Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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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.