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Blog posts tagged "Congress"

March 26, 2015

Guest Post: On the Cusp of New Hope

March 26, 2015

I know I am not alone in being touched by cancer Š—– in fact, this is a universal experience in America. But I was heartened to participate in the One Degree campaign launch in Washington, DC last week, to help raise awareness about the way cancer touches all of us and the importance of sustained federal funding for cancer research.

March 19, 2015

Star Power & Grassroots Might Launch One Degree Project

March 19, 2015

TuesdayŠ—'s event to launch the One Degree Project on Capitol Hill was such a success that IŠ—'m still in awe today. We had a room full of celebrities, lawmakers, partners from the cancer community and passionate advocates from every state all calling on Congress to increase cancer research funding.

March 11, 2015

WeŠ—'re All Just One Degree from Cancer

March 11, 2015

There are few things in life that we all share in common, but we are all just one degree from cancer. Whether itŠ—'s a parent, grandparent, other relative, friend, co-worker or even you, we all know someone who has faced this disease, and thus we all know just how important cancer research is to the quality of life and survival of our loved ones.

December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2014

From the ACS CAN family to yours, weŠ—'re wishing you happy holidays and a very Happy New Year!

December 19, 2014

The Wild Wild West of E-Cigarettes

December 19, 2014

While we continue to wait for the FDA to begin regulating tobacco products in addition to cigarettes and smokeless, weŠ—'re seeing policy proposals in the states aimed at filling the void of e-cigarette regulation.

October 30, 2014

Cancer Votes: Making Cancer a Priority This Election

October 30, 2014

While ACS CAN is a nonpartisan organization, we have a unique opportunity to participate in the election cycle by educating the public and candidates about the actions federal and state lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority.

October 20, 2014

Critical Actions to Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

October 20, 2014

The Affordable Care Act ensures that most women can receive mammograms at little or no cost starting at age 40, but there are still millions of low-income, uninsured women nationwide with no access to mammograms or other lifesaving cancer screenings.