Where Does the Money Go?
Quite simply, it goes toward historic legislative accomplishments that will save more lives from cancer. Examples include securing an increase in federal cancer research funding, expanding access to cancer care for hundreds of thousands of people and making restaurants and bars smoke-free
In just the past year, ACS CAN has:
Secured an increase of
for biomedical research funding at the
National Institutes of Health.
Made even more restaurants, bars
and workplaces smoke free.
Helped strengthen tobacco control laws nationwide.
62.3% of the U.S. population
is now protected from secondhand smoke exposure by local or statewide smoke-free laws.
Continued to fiercely advocate to expand access to quality, affordable health care
through Medicaid for over
2 million lower-income individuals
in the coverage gap in the 11 states that have yet to expand Medicaid.