New tests are being developed to detect multiple cancer types at their earliest stages. But the tests are only effective if the people who need them can get them. Send a message to your U.S. House Representative asking them to pass the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act.
Cancer screenings save lives, but they are only effective if people who need them can get them. For many, the cost of cancer screenings prevents them from detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stages.
Biomarker testing is the latest advanced in cancer research that is personal to the patient and their cancer, helping ensure patients get the right treatment at the right time. Biomarker testing allows doctors to precisely target a cancer, so patients may not have to undergo more generalized treatments like chemo...
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) is a critical safety net to ensure that all eligible individuals – no matter where they live or how little money they make – can get a free or inexpensive breast or cervical cancer screening. But today, the program doesn’t have enough funding to serve everyone who needs it.
This lifesaving legislation will aid in the development of new treatments and improve the quality of life for kids not only while they receive cancer treatments, but throughout the rest of their lives.