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February 5, 2019
National

Jacqueline Beale, the ACS CAN Maryland State Lead Ambassador volunteer, will attend the State of the Union address as the guest of U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, her member of Congress. Jacqueline, a longtime ACS CAN volunteer who spent the day Tuesday advocating for cancer patients and survivors at

February 5, 2019
National

Jacqueline Beale, the ACS CAN Maryland State Lead Ambassador volunteer, will attend the State of the Union address as the guest of U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, her member of Congress. Jacqueline, a longtime ACS CAN volunteer who spent the day Tuesday advocating for cancer patients and survivors at

February 4, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Today, the Utah Senate passed Senate Bill 96 that reverses the will of Utah voters and will undermine effective cancer prevention and treatment in the state. Utah voters passed Proposition 3 last November to increase access to Medicaid for 150,000 low-income residents earning less than $16,700 a year

January 29, 2019
National

ACS CAN Vice President for Federal Advocacy Keysha Brooks-Coley testified before the Hosue Ways and Means Committee at a hearing to examine the need to preserve and protect critical patient protections int he Affordable Care Act.

January 29, 2019
National

“Enactment of the ACA [Affordable Care Act] has allowed Americans with cancer and other serious conditions access to the care they need,” said Keysha Brooks-Coley, the vice president of federal advocacy at ACS CAN, during a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. Keysha was invited by the House Ways &

January 24, 2019
National

“When you limit drug therapies, you threaten lives.” This headline leads a new ad campaign launched by ACS CAN and nearly 60 other organizations that include patient and provider groups. The ad campaign calls on Congress and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to stop proposed policy changes

January 23, 2019
Virginia

Volunteers from across Virginia visited the State Capitol on January 21 in an effort to make their voices heard in the fight against cancer! The day began with a legislative briefing that included a visit from State Delegate Glenn Davis. The volunteers then conducted individual meetings with their state legislators

January 17, 2019
National

The administration has proposed a policy change to Medicare Part D that could have devastating consequences for cancer patients on Medicare. These proposed changes could have wide-ranging impact as currently 43 million American seniors rely on Medicare Part D plans for their prescription drug coverage. The proposed changes could allow

January 9, 2019
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to petition to intervene in a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).