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May 9, 2024

Nearly half (49%) of cancer patients and survivors report being burdened by medical debt alongside some (13%) who report expecting to incur medical debt as part of their treatment plan, according to a new Survivor Views survey by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

May 1, 2024

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill today, expanding access to  biomarker testing to more patients statewide. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its team of volunteers, including cancer survivors, patients and caregivers, applaud the governor and

April 29, 2024

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a new rule regulating laboratory developed tests (LDTs) that will harmonize oversight for diagnostic tests regardless of whether tests are performed in individual laboratories or sold as prepackaged kits.

April 26, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the White House announced it is indefinitely delaying finalization of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rule to end the sale of menthol cigarettes, without mention of eliminating all flavors in cigars, despite an overwhelming amount of evidence demonstrating menthol flavoring is a serious

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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 1991-2021

33.5 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance