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This back to school season looks different, but one health threat remains the same - Big Tobacco is still trying to hook our kids with flavors like menthol, mint, and cherry. Join youth advocates in calling on our lawmakers to protect NY kids by restricting the sale of all flavored tobacco products.

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In New York, a new insurance program called “copay accumulator” is resulting in major cost increases in cancer care. These programs leave patients completely unprepared to pay the up to thousands in additional out-of-pocket costs for their life-saving medication. Send a message today to lawmakers asking them to stop this unfair practice and help families afford the medication they need.

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Eliminating cancer relies as much on public policy as it does on scientific discovery and innovation. Join us on November 20th, 2020 for a special virtual policy forum where we will convene leaders from business, government, and research to learn more about the problem and what actions we can each take to make a change.

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We can’t afford to stop the fight against cancer – and that means making sure cancer screenings are widely available and protecting our kids from the tobacco industry. Please take a few minutes today to email Gov. Cuomo to preserve funding for these vital programs.

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Raise your voices today! For many, early detection is the difference between being a cancer survivor and being a cancer statistic. That's why it is critically important to urge our state lawmakers to preserve funding for our State Cancer Services Program (CSP).

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Please send Governor Cuomo a message TODAY urging him to make the health and wellbeing of all New Yorkers, including cancer patients and survivors, a priority by continuing to fund the state’s vital public health programs and Medicaid. We know these are uncertain times, but the future could soon look even worse for those who rely on state programs to prevent and treat cancer.

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Time is precious when you’re fighting cancer, and the time it takes to go to the pharmacy can be a real struggle when not feeling well. Wouldn’t it be easier for cancer patients to pick up ALL of their prescriptions on a set day each month rather than making multiple...

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Big Tobacco is hooking our kids with flavors like vanilla, cherry and even unicorn poop. The tobacco companies add menthol to cigarettes to create a cooling effect and mask the harshness of tobacco. It's time to stop Big Tobacco from hooking our kids with flavors. The numbers don't lie. More...

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Time is precious when you’re fighting cancer, and the time it takes to go to the pharmacy can be a real struggle when not feeling well. The reality for cancer patients is numerous medications are often needed for treatment and side effects...and that can mean multiple trips to the pharmacy...

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Under New York law, cancer patients can’t make any changes to their health insurance plans during the plan year…but did you know insurance companies can increase the cost of prescription drugs or even choose to stop covering them altogether in the middle of the plan year? Fortunately, state lawmakers passed...