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November 5, 2018
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Nov. 5, 2018 – Nearly 11,000 Utahns will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Cancer remains a critical health problem and almost everyone is at risk for developing cancer, but the burden of cancer is not equal. Many of the disparities in cancer result from lack

August 9, 2018
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Utah falls short in implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual report “How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative

June 6, 2017
Utah

Proposed changes to the health care law in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) could reverse progress in the cancer fight and shift the economic burden for health care coverage to the states. Ahead of scheduled calls between a select group of governors and Senate leadership this week, the American

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

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Jen Tischler
Utah Grassroots Manager
Brook Carlisle
Utah Government Relations Director
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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