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ACS CAN has kicked off NYC Week of Action by delivering letters to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson asking for support for tobacco control as well as early detection and preveention.
LANSING, MI – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is thrilled to see the House pass oral chemotherapy fairness legislation today. ACS CAN wants to take this moment to thank Rep. Daire Rendon for supporting and sponsoring this legislation.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks that legislators support legislation that will ease the cancer burden in Illinois.
The U.S. Senate passed legislation tonight aimed at improving access to clinical trials for communities of color and decreasing health disparities.
Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Montana met virtually Thursday with U.S. Senate candidate Gov. Steve Bullock for a nonpartisan discussion on policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes campaign—the nation’s leading voter education program informing the public and candidates about the actions lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority.
A statement from Gary M. Reedy, CEO of the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on the death of civil rights champion and U.S. Congressman Rep. John Lewis from pancreatic cancer.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week finalized the 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters, which sets the rules for health care plans in the coming year.
Raleigh, N.C.—In response to the N.C.
The administration released its FY21 budget today which contains significant cuts to health care programs. If implemented, the cuts could leave millions more Americans uninsured and unable to access comprehensive health coverage and stall medical research essential to preventing, detecting and treating cancer.
Congress is poised to pass a funding bill this week that includes a $2.6 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The measure, agreed upon by both House and Senate conference committee members, also provides $296 million increase for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).