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June 29, 2022
New Jersey

Today, the New Jersey legislature passed the state’s operating budget. Included in that budget was an increase of $1.5 million in funding for the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program for a total of $5 million.

June 2, 2022
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – June 2, 2022 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the FY 2022 budget, solidifying an increase to $100 million for cancer research centers in the state through the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program and a continued $1.83 million investment to the state’s Mary Brogan Breast and

April 29, 2022
Michigan

LANSING, MICH. – After two years of virtual Cancer Action Days due to the pandemic, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Lansing yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials. They let their lawmakers know that they can and must

March 16, 2022
Kansas

Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from across the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday to press lawmakers to address several critical issues affecting access to health care for tens of thousands of Kansans, particularly those in need of cancer screening and treatment. The meetings were part of Kansas Cancer Action Day, an annual event organized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to make fighting cancer a legislative prioritity.

March 14, 2022
Arizona

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across Arizona rallied at the State Capitol Monday to urge lawmakers to pass legislation that would ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid, when patients need it. Biomarker testing is critical in accessing precision medicine, including targeted therapies that can lead to improved survivorship and better quality of life for cancer patients.

March 11, 2022
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – March 11, 2022 – The Florida House and Senate finalized the 2022 budget late yesterday, including failing to fully fund the state’s Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program. For over 27 years, the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program has provided

March 9, 2022
Wisconsin

The 2021-22 Wisconsin legislative session ended this week. This session was marked by important wins for cancer prevention and early detection, as well as battles against unwarranted efforts to create barriers to accessing care.

March 9, 2022
National

Tonight the House is considering a long-overdue FY2022 funding bill that addresses critical aspects of cancer research, prevention and access to care.

March 3, 2022
Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – After the pandemic impacted two years of Cancer Action Days, cancer advocates, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Jefferson City yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials. They let their lawmakers know that they can and must