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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 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.

August 31, 2020
National

Washington, D.C.—Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions submitted an amicus brief today urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to hear the case against a federal rule expanding the availability of short-term limited-duration insurance (STLDI) plans. The request

August 21, 2020
National

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced their decision Wednesday to rescind all guidance related to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a move that could have broad, negative health consequences. The following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse,

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 

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