MONTPELIER —February 28, 2017— Tomorrow, Governor Phil Scott will proclaim March 2017 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by issuing a statewide proclamation. Gov.
Colorectal Cancer Press Releases
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month an Opportunity for Congress to Eliminate Cost-Sharing for Lifesaving Screening Services in Medicare
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.
Joint Comment Letter Calls for Additional Clarity in USPSTF Draft Guidelines for Colon Cancer Screening
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.
President 's Budget Increases Funding for Cancer Research; Proposes Tobacco Tax to Fund Health Insurance for Kids
WASHINGTON, DC Feb 2, 2015 The president 's fiscal year 2016 budget sets an ambitious course for the national effort to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases such as cancer.
The American Cancer Society announced today that Rosemarie Rosie Henson, senior advisor to the assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will join the Society as senior vice president for prevention and early detection, effective January 2015.
Advocates Join Reps. Payne Jr., Dent, Lance Calling for Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colon Cancer Screening for Seniors
WASHINGTON, DC More than 30 colon and rectal cancer advocates and survivors are on Capitol Hill today calling for members of Congress to support legislation to ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries trying to access lifesaving colon cancer screenings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 10, 2014 Following is a statement from John Seffrin, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), on the departure of Howard K.