Colorado Press Releases

March 8, 2023

Cancer Survivors to Governor, Legislators: Expand Access to Biomarker Testing in Colorado

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted ‘Cancer Action Day’ at the Colorado state capitol Wednesday. ACS CAN volunteers, including cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers met with several lawmakers and urged them to support and pass House Bill 1110, Healthcare Coverage for Biomarkers Testing. The bi-partisan legislation would expand equitable access to biomarker testing statewide. 

March 1, 2022

Colorado Cancer Advocates, U.S. Senator Bennet Call on Congress to Enact Policy to Create a Pathway to Coverage for Innovative Multi-Cancer Screenings for Millions

A virtual event held by ACS CAN and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet highlighted the promise of new blood-based cancer screening technologies that have the potential to dramatically increase early-stage diagnosis for a wide range of cancers and called on Congress to pass the Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage (MCED) Act.