Updates matching "Idaho"

August 9, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality,

April 12, 2018

As the 2018 Idaho Legislative Session ends, we wanted to update you about the successes of this sessions’ cancer priorities. This past January over 50 advocates attended the Day at the Capitol event to discuss these two topics with lawmakers: Raising the sale of all tobacco products to age 21

March 23, 2018

This week ACS CAN participated in a chemotherapy informational hearing at the State Capitol on the unequal cost cancer patients incur for oral (pill and liquid) versus intravenous (IV) chemotherapies on Idaho’s state-based health care plans. As targeted oral chemotherapy advances, it is apparent that the most effective or, in

May 10, 2017

Get the latest update on our success during the 2017 legislative session! With YOUR support we are working to eliminate cancer and make Idaho a healthier place to live.

January 4, 2017
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States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

December 27, 2016

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November 1, 2016

On behalf of your ACS CAN Grassroots Manager, Jennifer Poole, and myself, THANK YOU for helping us make great strides for cancer patients, caregivers and survivors. We began our session by presenting a request for a funding increase to the State Millennium Fund that would go to support statewide public

October 28, 2015

The latest Idaho ACS CAN newsletter can be found here