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Where Does the Money Go?

Quite simply, it goes toward historic legislative accomplishments that will save more lives from cancer. Examples include securing an increase in federal cancer research funding, expanding access to cancer care for hundreds of thousands of people and making restaurants and bars smoke-free

Where does the money go?

In just the past year, ACS CAN has:

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Protected and secured

$4.8 billion

in state appropriations through advocacy to help fund cancer research and programs that reduce the tobacco burden and increase access to screenings.

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Held the tobacco industry responsible for decades of public deceit through a requirement for companies to post truthful statements about their deadly products at nearly

220,000 retail outlets nationwide.

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Expanded insurance coverage of comprehensive biomarker testing in

Arkansas, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and New York.