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Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can't Wait

Thanks to your hard work during Cancer Action Week, HB 3588 (increasing access to colorectal cancer screenings) is headed to the House Insurance Committee! Join us in asking the committee members to please support this bill at the hearing and advance it to the floor!

Latest Updates

April 26, 2021
Texas

AUSTIN, TX — April 23, 2021 — With overwhelming bi-partisan support, Senate lawmakers today passed SB1028 – a bill that will eliminate a major financial barrier for Texans to receive their preventive colorectal cancer screenings. The bill was passed out of the Senate Business and Commerce Committee unanimously before being

April 13, 2021
Texas

AUSTIN, TX – April 13, 2021 – Sponsored by Sen. Huffman and Sen. Zaffirini, SB 1028 will be heard by the Senate Business and Commerce Committee today at 8 a.m. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is in support of the bipartisan legislation that would save

April 6, 2021
Texas

AUSTIN, TX — April 5, 2021 — The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment. Cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across Texas traveled virtually to the state capitol last week to meet with over

March 9, 2021
Texas

AUSTIN, TX – March 9, 2021 – Late last week, Sen. Joan Huffman and Sen. Judith Zaffirini filed bill SB 1028 that would ensure insurance coverage of colorectal screenings for men and women across Texas starting at the age of 45 and would remove cost-sharing for a follow-up colonoscopy

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Kyle DeLeon
Texas Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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