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June 21, 2022
National

Today the Biden Administration announced its intention for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put forth a proposed rule to set a maximum level of nicotine in cigarettes and certain tobacco products to an amount that would reduce addiction.

June 21, 2022
California

The California Assembly Health Committee passed a bill today that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence.

June 17, 2022

The facts are clear: expanding access to Medicaid saves lives from cancer. Yet lawmakers in 12 states refuse to expand access to Medicaid for more than 2 million people who desperately need it. In fact, a new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society shows the survival rate for people newly diagnosed with cancer is higher in states that have expanded Medicaid than in states that have not.

June 17, 2022
National

This summer, ACS CAN will participate in dozens of events across the country to celebrate Pride and raise awareness of damaging health care disparities that negatively impact cancer outcomes for those in the LGBTQ+ community. ACS CAN volunteers have already participated in events across the country from Washington to New

June 14, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 14, 2022 Tomorrow, over 100 cancer survivors and individuals within the coverage gap will gather across from the capitol building at Bicentennial Plaza at 9:15 a.m. to call on House members to stop holding up Medicaid expansion and follow the Senate’s lead

June 13, 2022

For ACS CAN volunteers nationwide, the past week has been packed with action – and with negotiations on an upcoming legislative package underway in Congress right now, it’s exactly the time to act. All the way from Maine to Arizona, ACS CAN volunteers hosted rallies and events throughout the country to let Congress know that affordable cancer is past due.

June 9, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., June 9, 2022 — National leaders from patient advocacy organizations sent a letter to North Carolina lawmakers, urging them to close the health insurance coverage gap in North Carolina by expanding Medicaid. The letter was signed by Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association; Charles Henderson, CEO

June 9, 2022
California

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers gathered at the San Francisco Federal Building to kick off National Cancer Survivor Month and send an important message to Congress: affordable cancer care is PAST DUE.

June 3, 2022
Arizona

Photos of the event here . Phoenix , Ariz. – Last night, cancer advocates in Phoenix kicked off National Cancer Survivor Month with an important message to Congress: affordable cancer care is PAST DUE. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers gathered on Thursday for an evening