Colorectal Cancer Press Releases
A majority of states are missing critical opportunities to pass and implement legislative solutions proven to prevent and fight cancer, according to the 15th annual How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.
Sacramento, CA – The voices of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are making a difference at the Capitol as evidenced by the critically-important cancer-fighting policies that passed the Legislature in 2016.
COLUMBIA, SC – June 14, 2017 – Funding for two programs critical to addressing South Carolina’s cancer burden has been included in the state budget signed by Gov. Henry McMaster earlier this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C – March 1, 2017 – Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would help eliminate cost as a barrier for seniors on Medicare trying to access lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings.
MONTPELIER —February 28, 2017— Tomorrow, Governor Phil Scott will proclaim March 2017 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by issuing a statewide proclamation. Gov.
WASHINGTON, D.C. March 1, 2016 President Obama today issued a proclamation naming March National Colorectal Awareness Month. The presidential proclamation notes the importance of supporting both survivors and those at risk of being diagnosed with the disease.
The American Cancer Society and advocacy affiliate, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), sent a joint comment letter to the United States Preventive Services Task Force today on its draft Colorectal Cancer Screening Guideline recommendations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. September 28, 2015 More than 750 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will be on Capitol Hill this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 6, 2015 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, D.C. March 3, 2015 Bipartisan legislation introduced today in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives would help ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries trying to access lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings.