Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

April 24, 2023

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) sent a letter to Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries detailing concerns on provisions in the Limit, Save and Grow Act that would restrict access to affordable health care and risk progress in cancer research.

April 20, 2023

According to multiple news reports, President Biden has nominated Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, to serve as the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

April 17, 2023

This morning, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy proposed concepts to address the debt limit that would jeopardize Americans’ access to meaningful, affordable health care by implementing work requirements for the Medicaid health insurance program and threaten federally-funded cancer research by shrinking discretionary spending.

April 3, 2023

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today announced the launch of a prospective study of a new tool that would automatically identify relevant clinical trials through one-button clinical trial matching integration within electronic health records (EHRs).

April 3, 2023

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 17, 2023

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across Hawaii met with their legislators to urge them to fund a multiethnic cohort study by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Hawaii Pacific region.

March 9, 2023

On behalf of cancer patients, survivors and their families, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pleased to see the president’s continued focus and dedication to achieving the goal of the Cancer Moonshot, to end cancer as we know it.

February 27, 2023
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 – Governor Murphy is expected to release his 2023-24 Executive Budget tomorrow, setting the legislative and fiscal agenda for the year. In anticipation, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) New Jersey Government Relations Director Jade Bechelli, released the following statement: “In 2023,

February 22, 2023

Cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the state traveled to the capitol in Austin to meet in person with their elected officials. They reminded legislators of their commitment to do all they could to prevent and treat cancer.