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Updates matching "Cancer Prevention"

September 7, 2022
National

Today U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor issued a ruling that may lead Affordable Care Act-compliant health plans to deny coverage for or reinstate cost-sharing for certain preventive health services.

May 24, 2022
Iowa

Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed The Gail Orcutt School Radon Safety Bill (named after a beloved retired teacher who died of radon-induced lung cancer), which requires radon testing and mitigation in Iowa schools.

March 29, 2022
Iowa

The Iowa Senate voted unanimously to approve House File 2412, which would require radon testing and mitigation in Iowa schools. The Gail Orcutt School Radon Safety Bill (named after a beloved retired teacher who died of radon-induced lung cancer) now heads to the governor’s desk.

March 29, 2022
National

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Monday the Biden administration released its FY 2023 budget, which includes $5 billion for the forthcoming creation of the Advanced Research Project on Health (ARPA-H) but reduces funding by nearly $200 million for the National Cancer Institute (NCI); a scenario which may threaten to undermine the president’s

March 7, 2022
Iowa

The Iowa House on Monday approved House File 2412, which would require radon testing and mitigation in Iowa schools. The Gail Orcutt School Radon Safety Bill (named after a beloved retired teacher who died of radon-induced lung cancer) now heads to the Senate.

March 1, 2022

head of the president’s State of the Union Address, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is offering numerous policy suggestions for ways in which the administration and Congress can achieve the president’s ambitious Cancer Moonshot goal.

February 24, 2022
Kansas

The Kansas legislature left Topeka without adequately addressing several critical issues affecting access to health care for tens of thousands of Kansans, particularly those in need of cancer screening and treatment.

February 4, 2022
Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL – February 4, 2022 – An event held late Thursday by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) highlighted the promise of new blood-based cancer screening technologies that have the potential to dramatically increase early-stage diagnosis for a wide

February 4, 2022
Iowa

Rep. Brian Lohse (R-Bondurant) introduced legislation that would require radon testing and mitigation in Iowa schools. Exposure to high radon concentration has been identified as the second leading cause of lung cancer in Iowa.