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Join us on Tuesday, April 7th in Harrisburg! Our Day at the Capitol brings together cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates from across the state to speak with their lawmakers about issues important to cancer patients and their families.

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Have you waited for days for a prescription for your cancer diagnosis because your insurance must approve it first? Read Liz’s story and tell us how prior authorization has impacted you. “As a four-time cancer survivor and Pennsylvania native, I would know—and I understand the angst of prior authorization all...

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Waiting an extended amount of time for insurers to approve a prescription, a process called prior authorization, can directly interfere with a cancer patient’s treatment and impact their quality of life. Pennsylvania’s current prior authorization rules can keep patients from receiving timely and often life-saving health care. In national surveys...

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Help us stand up for Pennsylvania’s kids, who may not recognize that the so-called “healthy” tans they get now could cause cancer in the future.

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ACS CAN PA will host its annual policy forum in Pittsburgh on October 23, 2019. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss survivorship and the future of cancer care.

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Now is not the time to cut funding to programs that prevent kids from using these products and help adults quit. Tobacco use remains the state’s number one cause of preventable death, responsible for 22,000 deaths each year in Pennsylvania. Tell our state lawmakers to fund Pennsylvanian’s tobacco prevention and...

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Ask PA legislators to maintain level funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs at $15.5 million to save lives and money. We know when tobacco prevention and cessation programs lose funds, smoking increases.

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E-cigarette use among high school students has risen by 78% in the last year and 48% among middle school students. Pennsylvania’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation programs work but the legislature is considering cutting funds for these vital services. Tell your lawmakers today that now is not the time to curtail...

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The evidence is clear: Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death The use of e-cigarettes by high school students nationwide has jumped 78% 244,000 PA kids alive today will ultimately die prematurely from smoking

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Maintaining funding for Pennsylvania’s tobacco prevention and cessation program is crucial to prevent kids from starting to use tobacco and help people already addicted to tobacco quit.