Two decades have passed since states reached a landmark legal settlement that required major tobacco companies to pay states more than $246 billion over time as compensation for the health costs related to the suffering, death and disease caused by their dangerous products.
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.
Voters made it clear that health care was a defining issue in this election, and that they consider fighting cancer and preserving and expanding access to health care top priorities.
As the cause of one in every four cancer deaths, lung cancer impacts a significant number of Americans each year.
This October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we reflect on our efforts to reduce the breast cancer burden nationwide and continue our commitment to fighting the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States.