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May 31, 2023

Earlier this evening, the Rhode Island Senate voted in unanimous support of Senate Bill S799. This legislation would ensure Rhode Islanders receive the total value of prescription drug assistance available to them, improving affordable access to care for many with prescription drug needs

May 31, 2023

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed that the legislature didn’t pass legislation this general assembly that would have created paid medical and family leave, which would have helped reduce the cancer burden on Illinoisans. 

May 30, 2023

ALBANY, NY – MAY 30, 2023 – Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 989 into law, making Texas the 11th state to expand access to biomarker testing. New York is considering comparable legislation through Assembly Bill 1673 / Senate Bill 1196.

May 29, 2023

President Joe Biden and U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced a deal Saturday ahead of the looming debt ceiling deadline.

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Trista Hargrove
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN’s newest campaign highlights the need to build on proven progress in groundbreaking research with sustained funding increase for the National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute. ACS CAN urges Congress to prioritize cancer research to end cancer as we know it, for everyone.