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April 29, 2021
Arkansas

Gov. Hutchinson has signed bill into law to to help Arkansans afford treatments for cancer and other diseases.

April 21, 2021
Arkansas

Gov. Hutchinson signs bill into law that ensures insurance coverage for colorectal screenings for men and women across Arkansas starting at the age of 45 and removes cost-sharing for a follow-up colonoscopy following a positive stool-based screening test.

April 15, 2020
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment.

November 7, 2019
Arkansas

Several experts spoke about cancer research and its effects on the state of Arkansas during the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) annual Policy Forum today. The forum was an opportunity to thank several businesses for their efforts and call on others to join the fight.

State Contacts

Matt Glanville
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Anita Bales
AR Grassroots Manager

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