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Congress: Reject Proposed Cuts To Cancer Research Funding

The president's proposed budget calls for major cuts in cancer research funding. Take action now to help stop these drastic cuts.

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September 24, 2020
National

As part of a broader health care package the administration issued an executive order today to preserve health coverage protections for people with pre-existing conditions should the Supreme Court invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

September 14, 2020
National

The Trump administration issued an executive order Sunday that would significantly change how Medicare pays for certain prescription drugs. The “Most Favored Nation” policy would tie Medicare drug reimbursement for certain drugs under Part B and D t o that of prices paid in select foreign countries.

September 29, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released new policy recommendations today to increase uptake of biomarker testing and advance the use of precision medicine in cancer care. The recommendations follow the release of new data that shows access is not keeping up with innovation when it comes to biomarker testing.

Cancer Candor Blog
July 29, 2020

One critical approach to reducing health disparities is increasing access to affordable health care. Lisa joined Dr. Lori Pierce, the current President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), to jointly author an editorial for this year’s Urban One Engaging Black America on the importance of removing barriers to care.

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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