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Budget Cuts to Hit Hospice & Home Care?

Did you know that seniors are more likely to receive a cancer diagnosis?

That’s a fact, and the Legislative Finance Committee met this week to discuss potential budget cuts, many of those on the backs of our those with catastrophic disease.

Latest Updates

October 12, 2017
Montana

Washington, D.C.—October 12, 2017—An executive order issued today allows for the expansion of association health plans and changes the rules governing the length and renewability of short-term catastrophic insurance plans. A statement from Chris Hansen, President of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) follows: “Today’s executive order

October 12, 2017
Montana

I met with Representative Gianforte and explained that each dollar Congress puts toward cancer research offers hope to the lives of so many. New breakthroughs in treatment and prevention won’t sit idle in labs across the country, instead, they will be delivered to those who need it the most.

August 7, 2017
Montana

Montana is making progress in helping people prevent cancer but still has room to improve, according to a new report . An annual report from the American Cancer Society's "Cancer Action Network" gives the state passing grades for its smoke-free laws in buildings and for increasing access to

June 21, 2017
Montana

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

State Contacts

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

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.