Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases

March 14, 2024

Cancer Survivors, Patients, Caregivers Convene at State Capitol for Lawmaker Meetings

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – MARCH 14, 2024 – Cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers from across Arizona convened at the State Capitol Thursday for ‘Cancer Action Day,’ an event hosted annually by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Donning bright blue shirts, volunteers met with several state lawmakers and urged them to support policies that would aid in the fight against cancer.

March 8, 2024

Florida Legislature Passes Budget with Landmark Cancer Funding

The Florida legislature ended its 2024 session today by passing a budget that included landmark funding for cancer priorities in the Sunshine State, including meaningful increases for the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund, the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program.

February 14, 2024

American Cancer Society Researcher Testifies Before Congress; Advocates for the SCREENS for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act.

Dr. Christina Annunziata, the Senior Vice President of Extramural Discovery Science at the American Cancer Society, testified today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health in support of the Screening for Communities to Receive Early and Equitable Needed Services (SCREENS) for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Research and Preventive Services Act.