New York Cancer Action Center

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Ask Governor Hochul to Sign the New York Biomarker Bill Without Delay

Please send a message to Governor Hochul today and implore her to sign our bill the minute it hits her desk! New Yorkers are depending on her to act to help more patients get the right treatment at the right time. 

Latest Updates

June 9, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – JUNE 9, 2023 – Late last night, the New York State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1673a to increase access to biomarker testing, which can help determine the best treatment plan for each patient. The bill will now go to Governor Hochul’s desk, providing her the opportunity to

June 5, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – JUNE 5, 2023 – This afternoon, the New York State Senate passed legislation that would ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid, when patients need it. This legislative victory came several hours after the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted

May 30, 2023
New York

AUSTIN, TX – MAY 30, 2023 – Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 989 into law, making Texas the 11 th state to expand access to biomarker testing. New York is considering comparable legislation through Assembly Bill 1673 / Senate Bill 1196. The American Cancer Society Cancer

May 19, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – MAY 19, 2023 – Every year on May 20, patients and providers celebrate the invaluable work of clinical trials in the effort to eradicate all suffering and death from cancer. In observance of Clinical Trials Day on the 20th, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

New York Events

November 16, 2023
New York, NY

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State Contacts

Michael Davoli
Senior Government Relations Director, New York
Rebecca Oechsner
Senior Grassroots Manager, New York
Casey O’Neill
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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