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Ask Congress to make Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests Available

Urge Congress to create a pathway for Medicare to cover these new groundbreaking tests once FDA-approved.

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June 11, 2024
National

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a proposed rule today to lessen the impact of medical debt on an individual’s credit.

June 6, 2024
National

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network was joined by 51 other organizations in a letter asking Congress to swiftly pass the Nancy Gardner Sewell Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection (MCED) Screening Coverage Act.

May 9, 2024
National

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 20, 2024
National

Nearly 20 years ago, a U.S. Federal District judge found that the major cigarette manufacturers violated civil racketeering laws for deliberately defrauding the public. Big Tobacco knew their products were harmful, and lied to the public for decades about the health risks and addictiveness of cigarettes and their targeting to

Our Impact

We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.

62.3%

of the U.S. population protected from secondhand smoke exposure by local or statewide smoke-free laws.

33% 

decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2021

33.5 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance