WASHINGTON, DC -- December 11, 2009 -- “People with cancer are very encouraged that their concerns have been heard about a provision currently in the Senate health care reform bill that could subject patients to a sudden termination of coverage for critical care.
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Murkowski Amendment to Health Reform Bill Would Not Ensure Access to Lifesaving Cancer Screenings for Women
WASHINGTON, DC -- December 3, 2009 -- "Cancer patients and survivors are opposing the amendment to health care reform legislation offered by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) because it would not ensure no-cost preventive services for women.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Urges Senate to Act Immediately on Health Care Reform Legislation
Statement by American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) President Daniel E. Smith
WASHINGTON -- November 20, 2009 -- The announcement this week from a federal scientific panel that women aged 40-49 should not get routine annual mammograms emphasizes the need to improve the way scientific evidence is weighed and recommendations are determined.
WASHINGTON -- November 16, 2009 -- Three of the nation’s leading patient groups are expressing their strong support for language in the House health care bill that promotes evidence-based workplace wellness programs and encourages financial incentives for healthy behaviors that are not tied to in
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.