Cancer screenings save lives, but they are only effective if people who need them can get them. For many, the cost of cancer screenings prevents them from detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stages.
On behalf of cancer patients, survivors and their families, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pleased to see the president’s continued focus and dedication to achieving the goal of the Cancer Moonshot, to end cancer as we know it.
According to the most recent Survivor Views survey, cost is considered the most important factor when it comes to comparing coverage options (43%), but the right mix of covered benefits is also essential.
Black History Month is a time to reaffirm the deep roots of Black history and culture in the United States, celebrate the diverse achievements of Black Americans, support Black communities and advance equity in all forms, and uplift Black joy.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the president’s continued focus and dedication to achieving the goal of the Cancer Moonshot, to end cancer as we know it. President Biden outlined several strategies in the State of the Union to reduce the cancer burden nationwide.
We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.
of the U.S. population protected from secondhand smoke exposure by local or statewide smoke-free laws.
decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2019
people benefited from expanded access to health insurance