Colorectal Cancer Press Releases

November 3, 2022

Medicare Covers Colonoscopy After Noninvasive Screening Test

National nonprofit organizations including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), alongside colorectal cancer (CRC) advocates, celebrate as Medicare beneficiaries will no longer face out-of-pocket costs for a necessary colonoscopy after a positive noninvasive screening test. 

April 27, 2022

Sen. Judith Zaffirini Receives Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Public Policy

Sen. Judith Zaffirini (SD-21) received the Advocacy in Action award recently, one of the most prestigious awards presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer in Texas, including her leadership this past session in authoring legislation that makes it more affordable for Texans to receive their lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings.