Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Support SB 225 to Reform Prior Authorization and Step Therapy

The current one-size-fits-all approach to controlling health care costs can lead to unnecessary delays, even denials, of care. This often causes Pennsylvania patients' health to deteriorate as they await authorization or try and fail on medications that don't work for them. 

Latest Updates

June 29, 2021

The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.

November 19, 2020

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is asking Governor Wolf and the state legislature to include funding in the new budget for tobacco control programs.

September 15, 2020

ACS CAN has honored Cong. Brian Fitzpatrick for his leadership in avocating for cancer related policies.

June 1, 2020

Washington —Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) survey

State Contacts

Rachel Mayo
Grassroots Director, Northeast Region
Emma Watson
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.