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February 27, 2024
West Virginia

Cancer Advocates Urge the Senate to Do Better Than the House to Ensure West Virginians Have Better Access to Personalized Care.

February 27, 2024
Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD – February 27, 2024 – Tomorrow, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee will consider Senate Bill 595, which seeks to create more predictability for patients facing high out-of-pocket expenses for lifesaving medication. The following day, February 29, the House Health and Government Operations Committee will hold a hearing

February 27, 2024
Mississippi

Today the Mississippi House Medicaid Committee voted X-X to approve “Healthy Mississippi Works,” a bill that would close the health care coverage gap for over 200,000 Mississippians.

February 27, 2024
Georgia

ATLANTA, Georgia – February 27, 2024 – The Georgia House passed H.B. 1339 today, which in part forms a health care coverage commission. The commission is a starting point but is not a sufficient solution for providing access to more than 400,000 Georgians who need comprehensive and affordable health coverage.

February 27, 2024
Indiana

Cancer Advocates Urge the Governor to Quickly Sign This Legislation Ensuring Hoosiers Have Better Access to Personalized Care.

February 26, 2024
Virginia

ARLINGTON, V.A. – February 26, 2024 – Arlington native and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteer Olivia Bartrum recently trekked to Capitol Hill to share about her experience with pediatric cancer. During her visit, she urged lawmakers, including Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and Representatives

February 26, 2024
Georgia

ATLANTA, Georgia – February 26, 2024 – Today the Georgia House health committee passed H.B. 1339, a bill which forms a health care coverage commission. The commission is a starting point for providing access to more than 400,000 Georgians to comprehensive, affordable health coverage, but should not replace immediate action

February 26, 2024
National

ACS CAN volunteers recently traveled to Washington, D.C., from across the nation to join more than 200 other cancer patients, survivors and family members from 32 states and the District of Columbia in the nation’s capital for the 14 th Annual Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Days, a two-day event

February 23, 2024
South Dakota

PIERRE, South Dakota – February 23, 2024 -- The South Dakota Legislature today approved legislation that will help facilitate improved access to palliative care. Once signed by Gov. Kristi Noem, this bill will allow the state’s healthcare providers to better serve those who are in need of this crucial service.