Colorectal Cancer Actions

Arkansas

You’re invited to join volunteers from across the state for the 2020 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Day at the Capitol in Little Rock from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15th. You don’t have to be a lobbyist or even an expert on advocacy...

Rhode Island

Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death among men and women. For every dollar spent on screenings, we save three dollars in treatment costs. Nearly all colorectal cancers are preventable and regular screening is the most effective way of detecting early colorectal cancer.

I want to help save more lives from colorectal cancer. I want to make sure all seniors have access to lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings, without the fear of a surprise bill. I will make sure my lawmakers hear from me about this important law.

Tennessee

58% of all colorectal cancer deaths in 2020 will be due to “non-screening” Survival rates for a late-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis are 14%, compared to 90% survival rate for early-stage diagnosis An estimated $14 billion is spent annually on colorectal cancer treatments in the U.S., and is projected to increase...

Indiana

Another year, another chance to fight back against cancer by speaking directly with your lawmakers. Join volunteers from across Indiana to fight back through advocacy at our 2020 Indiana Cancer Advocacy Day on January 29th. We’ll be talking to our Senators and Representatives about the need to lower the covered...

Indiana

Currently, Indiana requires insurance companies to cover the cost of preventative colorectal cancer screenings starting at age 50, but in recent years there has been a nearly 51% increase in colorectal cancer diagnoses among people younger than 50. That’s why the American Cancer Society now recommends that individuals of...

Indiana

Share your story, or the story of someone you know, who has been impacted by colorectal cancer

National

Ask your Representative to ensure that seniors on Medicare have access to colorectal cancer screening without any surprise out-of-pocket costs by cosponsoring and supporting the passage of the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, H.R. 1570.

Virginia

There are circumstances in life that make having access to a short-term health insurance plan useful. However, they shouldn’t be used long term since they do NOT cover essential health services, and they can deny coverage of anything related to pre-existing conditions—including a previous cancer diagnosis. Take action to keep...

Virginia

When your doctor prescribes a specific treatment, you usually expect that your insurance will cover it. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.