Updates matching "Breast and Cervical Cancer"

February 14, 2024

Dr. Christina Annunziata , the Senior Vice President of Extramural Discovery Science at the American Cancer Society, testified today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health in support of the Screening for Communities to Receive Early and Equitable Needed Services (SCREENS) for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Research and Preventive Services Act.

February 8, 2024

HARTFORD, CT – This year, in Connecticut, 23,550 people will hear the words, “You have cancer,” and 6,440 will lose their lives to cancer. Yesterday, Gov. Ned Lamont gave his annual state budget address, proposing slashing funding to life-saving cancer prevention and control programs, including suspension of tobacco control

February 7, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – FEBRUARY 7, 2024 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joins patient advocates and public health organizations across the state in applauding Governor Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 Executive Budget, which outlines a $4 million investment to wipe out as much as $400 million in Pennsylvanians’

February 5, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – FEBRUARY 5, 2024 – With the 2024 legislative session underway and Governor Shapiro’s budget address set for tomorrow, here is a statement from Donna Greco, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Pennsylvania Government Relations Director: “As Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the 2024 legislative session, ACS

January 23, 2024

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – January 23, 2024 – A Las Vegas resident, three-time cervical cancer survivor, and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joined dozens of other survivors, patients, and Clark County Commissioners at the official lighting of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Tuesday afternoon. The sign will shine teal and white in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

January 17, 2024
New York

ALBANY, NY – JANUARY 17, 2024 – With her budget address yesterday, the character of Governor Hochul’s 2024 legislative agenda comes into focus, leading advocates to react and highlight opportunities to reduce the cancer burden in New York in 2024. The following is a statement from the American Cancer Society

December 11, 2023

Tomorrow, the U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pension Committee (HELP) is expected to mark up the Screening for Communities to Receive Early and Equitable Needed Services (SCREENS) for Cancer Act, S.1840. This bill would reauthorize the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) through 2028.

October 23, 2023

Uri Martos’ first experience with cancer was when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer during her sophomore yea r of college, in 1998. Thankfully, after a mastectomy and chemotherapy, her mother is still surviving and thriving to this day. Because of her mother’s cancer, Uri joined a high-risk cancer

August 4, 2023

HARRISBURG, PA – AUGUST 4, 2023 – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed and Governor Shapiro certified the 2023-24 budget—the contents of which communicate to all Pennsylvanians that their health is a priority. To mark this important step, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) responded with the following