Washington, DC – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) launched a new advertising campaign this week highlighting its strong support for the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act (H.R. 1946/S. 1873), legislation that aims to improve access to new and innovative cancer screenings among Medicare beneficiaries
Washington, D.C.— The House Energy and Commerce Committee will vote today on legislation that would greatly improve the availability and affordability of health care for millions of Americans. The legislation—part of the broader budget reconciliation package before Congress—would create a means for low-income people living in states that have not
Washington, D.C.— Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) failed to meet its court-ordered deadline to rule on all e-cigarette and other tobacco product manufacturers’ applications to keep their harmful products on the market. The September 9th deadline was set as the result of a 2018 lawsuit filed by
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in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997
decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2015
people benefited from expanded access to health insurance
Allison Johnson leads our volunteer action team in Missouri. Being diagnosed with cancer as a sophomore in college led to her first volunteering with ACS CAN. "Volunteering with this organization gives individuals a voice in the fight against cancer," she tells us.