WASHINGTON June 5, 2007 The American Cancer Society today issued four principles that define meaningful health insurance and highlight major problems in the health care system that are impeding progress against cancer and other major diseases.
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BOSTON -- August 7, 2007 -- More than a quarter of states are not measuring up in the fight against cancer, according to a new report evaluating state legislative activity on cancer policy issues. The report, developed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) in collabora
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 10, 2007 -- The Maryland House of Representatives voted yesterday morning 99 to 40 to make all indoor workplaces, restaurants, and bars smoke-free.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Praises Senate Cloture Vote on Small Business Health Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- May 11, 2006 -- The American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) today commended the Senate for voting to continue debate on insurance legislation that would threaten access to mammograms and other vital cancer screenings and treatments.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Warns That Bill Threatening Access to Cancer Screenings is Fatally Flawed
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- May 10, 2006 -- The American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) today cautioned the U.S. Senate that the Health Insurance Market Modernization and Affordability Act (S. 1955) is fatally flawed and cannot be fixed.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Launches Ad Campaign in Opposition to Bill Threatening Access to Mammograms
In the face of small business health plan legislation that could deny insurance coverage for mammograms to millions of women, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today launched an advertising campaign in opposition to the bill, which could be debated by the U.S. Senate as early as next month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 19, 2006 -- The following is a statement by Daniel E. Smith, National Vice President of Government Relations for the American Cancer Society, in opposition to the Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act (S. 1955).
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Supports Alternative to Bill Threatening Access to Mammograms
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- April 6, 2006 -- Millions of women could lose insurance coverage for mammograms and other cancer screenings required by state law under a bill reported out of the Senate health committee in March that soon could be headed for consideration by the full Senate.
American Cancer Society Criticizes Senate Committee Passage of Insurance Bill That Threatens Access to Quality Cancer Care
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 15, 2006 -- The American Cancer Society today expressed extreme disappointment that a Senate health committee approved legislation allowing private health insurers to bypass critical state benefit protections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 8, 2006 -- As the U.S. Senate begins to debate health insurance plan legislation, the American Cancer Society today voiced its opposition to the “Health Insurance Marketplace, Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006” (S. 1955).