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

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February 14, 2024
National

Dr. Christina Annunziata , the Senior Vice President of Extramural Discovery Science at the American Cancer Society, testified today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health in support of the Screening for Communities to Receive Early and Equitable Needed Services (SCREENS) for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Research and Preventive Services Act.

February 14, 2024
National

Protecting free preventive cancer screenings and reducing the burden of medical debt are the top issues of concern for cancer patients and survivors today, according to a new survey by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that asked participants to select their leading policy priorities for the year.

February 6, 2024
National

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issued a letter to the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) commenting on the utilization of march-in rights (MIR) to lower prescription drug costs following the release of new guidance by the administration on its application.

February 2, 2024
National

On the two-year anniversary of the reignited Cancer Moonshot, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the White House and Congress to reinforce their commitment to end cancer as we know it by taking key steps to prioritize cancer prevention and research.

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.

32% 

decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2019

33.5 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance