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Tell Congress To Pass The DIVERSE Trials Act To Expand Access To Clinical Trials And The Latest Advancements In Treatment

The DIVERSE Trials Act would make it easier for cancer patients everywhere to participate in clinical trials while removing barriers that are known to keep certain racial and ethnic groups, older adults, rural residents, and those with limited incomes from being appropriately represented. 

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August 12, 2022
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes several provisions that will reduce the costs of health care for millions of cancer patients and survivors.

August 10, 2022
National

ACS CAN volunteers sent tens of thousands of messages to members of Congress, posted to social media, and made phone calls--and it made a difference. Thank you for your hard work to make this happen! We applaud Congress for taking this important step to address affordability in Medicare and ACS

August 10, 2022
National

Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, will serve as the National Cancer Institute (NCI)’s new director, a role critical to ensuring ongoing innovation in oncology.

August 7, 2022
National

Today the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes several provisions that will reduce the costs of health care for millions of cancer patients and survivors.

Our Impact

We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.

70% decrease

in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997

26% 

decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2015 

18 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance