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Updates matching "Cancer Prevention"

June 16, 2023
National

Today, President Biden nominated Dr. Mandy Cohen to serve as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The role is critical to leading data collection and implementing evidence-based interventions that reduce cancer incidence and mortality including informing state tobacco prevention and cessation programs and preventive screening programs like the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program that improves early detection.

June 16, 2023
National

Today, President Biden nominated Dr. Mandy Cohen to serve as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The role is critical to leading data collection and implementing evidence-based interventions that reduce cancer incidence and mortality including informing state tobacco prevention and cessation programs and preventive screening programs like the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program that improves early detection.

June 13, 2023
National

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit approved an agreement by the parties on a stay of the remedy in the case of Braidwood v. Becerra , pausing the effect of the lower court’s ruling that threatens access to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended preventive services without cost sharing as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The agreement provides that the government will not take any action to enforce the ACA provision against the plaintiffs while the litigation proceeds.

May 1, 2023
New York

ALBANY, NY – MAY 1, 2023 – Earlier today New York State leaders released details on the agreed upon 2023-24 budget and will soon adopt each of the budget bills—the contents of which are a mixed bag at best in the fight against cancer. While the state made sound investments

April 21, 2023
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA –APRIL 21, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across Pennsylvania will gather at the Capitol building on Tuesday, April 25 to ask legislators to maintain the historic funding levels for the Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and statewide tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

April 13, 2023
National

Patient groups representing millions of people with serious health conditions released a statement today to thank the DOJ for requesting a stay in the ruling of the Braidwood v. Becerra case, which threatens coverage of USPSTF recommended preventive services without cost sharing as required under the ACA.

April 3, 2023
National

Today’s announcement of the National Cancer Plan is another exciting step toward advancing cancer research, prevention and treatment. The American Cancer Society (ACS) and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) , commit to working alongside the Moonshot Initiative to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families.

March 30, 2023
National

Today U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor issued his decision on the remedy for his September 2022 ruling that the requirement that Affordable Care Act (ACA)-compliant health insurers cover U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-recommended services without cost sharing violates the U.S. Constitution.

March 20, 2023
Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – MARCH 20, 2023 – Donna Greco has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the Government Relations Director in Pennsylvania. In this role, Greco will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer. “Cancer has