New York Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Colonoscopies save lives!

Send a message to your lawmaker today to urge insurance coverage for follow-up colonoscopies!

Cancer screenings save lives.  When it comes to colorectal cancer screenings, you might decide to use an at-home screening test. But what happens if that screening test comes back positive, and a follow-up colonoscopy is required?

Latest Updates

June 8, 2021
New York

ACS CAN and other health organizations are asking lawmakers to pass legislation dealing with copay accumulators

June 4, 2021
New York

As the New York State Legislature approaches adjournment, ACS CAN is focusing on two pieces of legislation that can save lives and improve access to needed care.

June 1, 2021
New York

The New York State Senate has passed legislation to allow pharmacists to administer all vaccines recommended by the CDC.

May 12, 2021
New York

ACS CAN applauds the New York State Senate for passing legislation that will help New Yorkers pay for treatment of life-threatening illnesses. Asks Assembly to also pass measure.

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November 19, 2021

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State Contacts

Rebecca Oechsner
Grassroots Manager
Julie Hart
Senior Government Relations Director, New York
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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