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Congress: Affordable Cancer Care Is Past Due

Ask Congress to help people access affordable health care by closing the Medicaid coverage gap and extending the expansion of Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace subsidies.

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May 11, 2022
National

Eighty-seven organizations representing patients with chronic and acute health conditions, sent a letter to Congress today urging them to improve the diversity of enrollment in clinical trials as part of this year’s Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) reauthorization.

April 28, 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its proposed rules today to eliminate menthol cigarettes and eliminate all flavors in all cigars.

April 15, 2022

Today United States District Judge Paul W. Grimm ruled in American Academy of Pediatrics et al v FDA that beginning on April 29 and every 90 days thereafter, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must provide regular status reports to the court and the public on the percentage of premarket tobacco product applications (PMTA) the FDA expects to have acted on by June 2022, and beyond.

April 5, 2022

Today the administration released a proposed rule that would fix the so-called ‘family glitch’ in the Affordable Care Act.

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