Patient Quality of Life Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. January 25, 2013 An American Cancer Society expert testified today at a meeting of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee on the potential danger to cancer patients of rescheduling certain pain medications.
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 9, 2012 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 20, 2012 Two bills introduced yesterday in the U.S. Congress aim to reduce suffering and improve the quality of life of patients undergoing care for serious illnesses such as cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 14, 2012 – The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing today on an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report detailing the status of pain care management and research in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 11, 2011 – A majority of states are falling short on legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON – June 29, 2011 – The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will release a report today detailing the status of pain care management and research in the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 14, 2011 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), together with several organizations representing people living with pain, sent a letter to the U.S.
A report released today by a national panel of pain care experts finds that pain treatment needs major reforms to increase access to the right care and improve quality and equitable care for cancer patients, survivors and others who suffer from chronic pain.
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee members voted unanimously today to amend health care reform legislation to ensure that cancer patients, survivors, and others suffering from chronic pain receive the proper pain care they need to get adequate relief.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 20, 2009 -- Millions of Americans who suffer from pain could soon find relief thanks to bipartisan legislation introduced last night in the U.S. Senate. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) introduced the National Pain Care Policy Act of 2009 (S.