Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center

Action Center

PA BMT 2023 Petition

Ask Your State Lawmaker to Cosponsor Biomarker Testing Today!

Your state Senator and state Representative can help ensure that more patients can benefit from biomarker testing, which can lead to more effective treatment. Will you take a moment to message them?

Latest Updates

November 14, 2023

Earlier today, the legislative sponsors of Senate Bill 954 and House Bill 1754 joined patient advocates, cancer survivors and medical leaders at the state Capitol and urged their colleagues in the House and Senate to support legislation improving Pennsylvanians’ access to biomarker testing.

October 12, 2023

HARRISBURG, PA – OCTOBER 12, 2023 – Today, Rep. Kyle Mullins introduced House Bill 1754 to increase Pennsylvanians’ access to biomarker testing, following Sen. Devlin Robinson’s introduction of a companion bill, Senate Bill 954, in the Senate last week. A game-changing part of cancer care, biomarker testing opens the door

August 4, 2023

HARRISBURG, PA – AUGUST 4, 2023 – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed and Governor Shapiro certified the 2023-24 budget—the contents of which communicate to all Pennsylvanians that their health is a priority. To mark this important step, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) responded with the following

April 21, 2023

HARRISBURG, PA –APRIL 21, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across Pennsylvania will gather at the Capitol building on Tuesday, April 25 to ask legislators to maintain the historic funding levels for the Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and statewide tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

State Contacts

Donna Greco
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Lydia Lippold-Gelb
Grassroots Manager
Casey O’Neill
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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