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June 17, 2021
National

The nation’s leading patient advocacy groups are praising the U.S. Supreme Court ruling today upholding the health care law known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court ruled the plaintiff states and taxpayers did not have standing to bring the suit.

June 17, 2021
Ohio

ACS CAN Ohio Government Relations Director, Bryan Hannon offers opposition testimony to Ohio House Bill 248. ACS CAN represents millions of patients and cancer survivors, and their families nationwide, including the 72,000 Ohioans who will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Many cancer patients and their families have been hard

June 17, 2021
Hawaii

Check out the latest Hawaii Newsletter This month's newsletter includes: 2021 Legislative Session, Volunteer Highlight, Lights of Hope and more!

June 16, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – June 16, 2021 – Even as recent as the last few months, as the overall spread of the virus has begun to decline due to vaccinations, roughly in 1 in 6 (16% patients) report a delay or interruption in their cancer screening schedule – according

June 15, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 15, 2021 – Alongside the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), cancer survivors, concerned parents and more are asking state lawmakers to appropriately fund the state’s severely underfunded youth tobacco prevention programs – and alter the state’s course of youth tobacco use.

June 15, 2021
Connecticut

HARTFORD – As Connecticut lawmakers continue to debate a proposal that would end the sale of flavored tobacco in the state, leading public health organizations are calling on the legislature to reject the current language, which is rife with dangerous loopholes. The following statement can be attributed to Bryte

June 10, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 10, 2021 – A new study from the American Cancer Society released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows the lifesaving impact increasing access t o Medicaid has on cancer survivorship. The study finds that patients with cancer living in

June 10, 2021
Alabama

MONTOMGERY, AL – MAY 20, 2021 – A new study from the American Cancer Society released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows the lifesaving impact increasing access t o Medicaid has on cancer survivorship. The study finds that patients with cancer living

June 10, 2021
Louisiana

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Kimberly Hughes Baton Rouge, LA –“The Louisiana legislature recently passed legislation that will improve access to care for cancer patients through co-pay accumulator legislation and the expansion of coverage for biomarker testing. “Many cancer patients have