WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) was joined by 20 other organizations in proposing the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General adopt a new regulatory safe harbor from the Anti-kickback Statute that would allow cli
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ACS CAN Marks Two-Year Anniversary of Moonshot Reignition by Calling on the White House and Congress to Prioritize Tobacco Control and Cancer Research
On the two-year anniversary of the reignited Cancer Moonshot, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the White House and Congress to reinforce their commitment to end cancer as we know it by taking key steps to prioritize cancer prevention and research.
Three-time Cervical Cancer Survivor Highlights Importance of Screening during Awareness Event at Las Vegas Sign
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – January 23, 2024 – A Las Vegas resident, three-time cervical cancer survivor, and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joined dozens of other survivors, patients, and Clark County Commissioners at the official lighting of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Tuesday afternoon. The sign will shine teal and white in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
The House Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill is scheduled to be considered by the House Rules Committee today.
American Cancer Society and ACS CAN Applaud Confirmation of Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD as Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Senate confirmed Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, as the new director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today.
Regional Eligibility Screening Nearly Doubles Cancer Clinical Trial Opportunities, May Increase Enrollment, New Papers Show
New findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) show that regional trial eligibility screening holds the promise of substantially increasing the number of patients who are found eligible to enroll in cancer clinical trials.
LAS VEGAS, NEV. – Cancer survivors and patients from Las Vegas and Reno represented Nevada in Washington, D.C. Tuesday as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Tammy Moyle, Deidra Hamilton, Patti Kellerhouse, Jennifer Johnson, Sean McCoy, and Alphonso Gibbs joined more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the United States to meet with and urge lawmakers to prioritize cancer care and prevention.
U.S. Representative Tom Cole Receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Research
United States Representative Tom Cole received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contribution in the fight against cancer to increase research funding.
Hundreds of Cancer Patients, Survivors Travel to D.C. Urging Congress to Make Cancer a National Priority
As Congress works to determine 2024 priorities before the budget deadline at the end of the month, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, and nearly every congressional district, will be on Capitol Hill this week to make clear to members of Congress that cancer must be a national priority.
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Labor Health and Human Services advanced legislation today that increases spending levels for federal cancer research funding, continuing our nation’s bipartisan investment in the space.