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Updates matching "Cancer Prevention"

September 22, 2021
National

Washington, DC – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) launched a new advertising campaign this week highlighting its strong support for the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act (H.R. 1946/S. 1873), legislation that aims to improve access to new and innovative cancer screenings among Medicare beneficiaries

September 21, 2021
California

Sacramento, Calif . – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Governor Gavin Newsom to sign into law a bill that would remove out-of-pocket cost-sharing for patients needing a colonoscopy following a positive non-invasive screening test. Assembly Bill 342 would also align the age to begin these

September 21, 2021
California

Sacramento, Calif . – La Red de Acción contra el Cáncer de la Sociedad Americana contra el Cáncer (ACS CAN) insta al gobernador Gavin Newsom a que promulgue un proyecto de ley que eliminaría los costos compartidos para los pacientes que necesitan una colonoscopía tras haber dado positivo en una

July 27, 2021
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives will begin debate on a package of funding bills for FY 2022, including funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

July 16, 2021
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network believe it is critical that Tennessee parents and families continue to receive scientific-based information about the HPV vaccine that is still widely available throughout Tennessee. Tennessee has one of the lowest rates of HPV vaccinations

July 15, 2021
National

Washington, D.C. ---Today the House Appropriations Committee will vote on a proposed FY 2022 spending bill that would increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $6.5 billion and include a $432 million increase for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and $194 million for the Cancer Moonshot.

June 22, 2021
New Jersey

Trenton – Today, New Jersey lawmakers released budget numbers that reflect a dangerous reduction in screening for critical cancer screening programs, by reducing the budget of the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Screening Program (NJCEED) from $3.5 Million to $3.1 Million, an 11 percent cut. NJCEED offers

June 2, 2021
National

Cancer patients and survivors continue to deal with the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic on their ability to access necessary health care.

June 1, 2021
National

The Biden administration released its budget for FY 22 late last week. Included in the budget is an additional $9 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including $6.5 for the creation of a new department within the NIH called the Advanced Research Project Agency on Health (ARPA-H).