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Join us in pressing Congress to continue working toward a bipartisan solution that reduces healthcare costs for patients and survivors while providing true access to the cancer care they need.

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Latest Updates

January 16, 2019

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is launching a new print and digital ad campaign today emphasizing the dangerous impact that proposed changes to Medicare Part D’s six protected classes could have on patients’ access to affordable drug therapies.

January 9, 2019

Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to petition to intervene in a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

December 14, 2018

The ruling by a U.S. District Court judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act is invalid because Congress eliminated the individual mandate penalty in last year’s tax reform bill. The ruling, which could eliminate critical protections for people with pre-existing conditions and minimum insurance standards known as essential health benefits, is expected to be appealed.

Cancer Candor Blog
November 20, 2018

Caregivers serve as critical sources of strength throughout someone’s cancer journey and are essential advocates in our mission to end death and suffering from cancer.

Our Impact

We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.

70% decrease

in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997


decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2015 

18 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance