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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- September 22, 2008 -- More than 500 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and their families from all 50 states will unite tomorrow to lobby their members of Congress in support of policies that will help prevent and fight cancer.
Washington, D.C. -- August 19, 2008 -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat the Clinton health plan in 1993-1994, are back on television. This time they will lend their voice to strongly encourage health care reform.
For full-time college students facing a medical emergency, the burden of having to choose between education and health care coverage may be one step closer to being alleviated if the House passes legislation that would guarantee coverage regardless of enrollment status.
WASHINGTON -- July 15, 2008 -- “Today’s House vote to override the President’s veto of the Medicare bill is good news for seniors, who would gain greater access to preventive services for life-threatening diseases such as cancer under the bill.
WASHINGTON -- July 9, 2008 -- The U.S.
Full-time college students across the country and their families are one step closer to having protections in place so they don’t have to choose between education and health care coverage in the event of a medical emergency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 15, 2008 -- An American Cancer Society expert today testified at a House subcommittee hearing that having not enough health insurance can be an obstacle for those fighting cancer.
WASHINGTON -- September 24, 2007 -- More than 500 cancer survivors, patients, caregivers and volunteers from all 50 states are uniting today to lobby their members of Congress in support of policies that will help prevent and fight cancer.
WASHINGTON -- September 19, 2007 -- "The agreement between House and Senate leaders to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program is a major step forward for the public health community.
WASHINGTON June 5, 2007 The American Cancer Society today issued four principles that define meaningful health insurance and highlight major problems in the health care system that are impeding progress against cancer and other major diseases.