TRENTON, NJ - Sept. 24, 2020 - The budget package passed today by the New Jersey State Legislature maintains funding for crucial cancer programs, however it fails to include the increase in the cigarette tax proposed by Governor Murphy.
As part of a broader health care package the administration issued an executive order today to preserve health coverage protections for people with pre-existing conditions should the Supreme Court invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
ATLANTA, GA – September 23, 2020 – Council Member Matt Westmoreland received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award last week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions t
RALEIGH, NC — September 21, 2020— Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across North Carolina met virtually Saturday morning with U.S. Senate candidate Sen. Thom Tillis to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer.
Knoxville, TN – With the COVID-19 pandemic shining a bright light on the importance of affordable and accessible health insurance coverage, Medicaid continues to be a central topic of discussion among public health advocates, hospital and health systems administrators, community
Within a five-week period this summer, voters in Missouri and Oklahoma took matters into their own hands and decided to increase access to health insurance coverage through Medicaid - just one more reason that 2020 is truly a remarkable year.
One critical approach to reducing health disparities is increasing access to affordable health care. Lisa joined Dr. Lori Pierce, the current President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), to jointly author an editorial for this year’s Urban One Engaging Black America on the importance of removing barriers to care.
ACS CAN’s June 2020 digital media campaign highlights the continued hurdles cancer patients face in trying to get the right care at the right time, at a price they can afford. Congress has addressed some of these issues for Covid-19 care. ACS CAN is calling on Congress to do the same for cancer patients.