WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 7, 2009 – In an historic vote, the U.S.
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House Health Care Reform Legislation Would Dramatically Improve the Health Care System for People With Cancer
WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 5, 2009 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today announced its support of proposed health care legislation that will be debated this week in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON – October 29, 2009 – “The health reform bill unveiled by House leaders today would dramatically improve the health care system for people with cancer and other life-threatening chronic diseases.
National Football League and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Team up to Support Breast Cancer Awareness on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, D.C – October 20, 2009 – Cancer survivors teamed up with the National Football League (NFL) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today for a breast cancer awareness event on Capitol Hill.
The undersigned groups greatly appreciate the Senate Finance and HELP committees’ substantial progress in advancing comprehensive health reform legislation.
Finance Committee Vote Moves Process Forward Toward Enacting Health Reform; Affordability Concerns for Cancer Patients Still Prevail
WASHINGTON, DC -- October 13, 2009 -- “The Senate Finance Committee’s approval today of health care legislation brings Congress one step closer to enacting meaningful reform that will benefit families affected by cancer and other life-threatening chronic diseases.
Critical legislation taking effect today will protect full-time college students from losing their health insurance in the event of a serious medical condition.
New National Television Ad Highlights Need for Health Care Reform through Experience of Man Who Lost Wife to Cancer
WASHINGTON -- September 25, 2009 -- In an effort to focus attention on patients over politics in the health care reform debate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is running a national television advertisement that illustrates the critical need for action this year on ref
WASHINGTON -- September 21, 2009 -- More than 400 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and their families from all 50 states and nearly every Congressional district will unite tomorrow to lobby their members of Congress in support of comprehensive health care reform.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- September 9, 2009 -- “Families affected by cancer will be closely monitoring President Obama’s address to Congress tonight with the hope that it returns the focus of the health care debate to those who would benefit most -- patients.