Patient Quality of Life Press Releases

July 8, 2016

House Passes Bipartisan Opioid Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 8, 2016 Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Comprehensive Addictions and Recovery Act (CARA), which includes provisions to address the use and abuse of opioid medications.

June 16, 2016

ACS CAN and the Alliance Host Roundtable Briefing to Address Chronic Pain Management

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines (Alliance), are bringing together patients, advocates, health care professionals and industry experts for an open discussion on the importance of preserving patient access to pain medications when appropriate as policy makers work to adopt new policies to deter opioid abuse and misuse.