Colorectal Cancer Actions

National

A current Medicare loophole is causing many seniors to skip their colonoscopy due to concerns about big, unexpected bills. The evidence is clear: Colonoscopies save lives. More than 135,000 new colorectal cancer cases will be diagnosed this year alone. Colonoscopies are proven to be highly effective in preventing colorectal cancer.

Indiana

Sign our petition to let Indiana lawmakers know we need to provide funding for colorectal cancer screenings that can catch cancer early and save lives.

Indiana

Join cancer advocates from around the state to meet with legislators at the Indiana Statehouse to ask for their support on cancer prevention legislation!

National

Under Medicare, there should be no co-pay for a colonoscopy. But, if the doctor removes a polyp, you can wake up to a big bill. Ask Congress to end the loophole that allows this surprise charge.

Virginia

Cancer patients rely upon their doctors to help them determine the best course of treatment. You can help to ensure that cancer patients and their doctors are able to determine the best course of treatment, rather than allowing the insurance company to make this decision, by sending a message to...

Oklahoma

Save the Date for Monday, April 16, 2018. Event begins at 9:30 am Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown Medical Center 741 North Phillips Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73104 Join other cancer advocates at the Oklahoma State Capitol as we make cancer a legislative priority. ACS CAN will be working to...

South Carolina

Join us for the 2017 Day at the State House/Suits and Sneakers event on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 in Columbia. Advocates from around the state will gather at the State House to share their voice and ask their legislators to support ACS CAN's 2017 Legislative Agenda which includes: Tobacco...

Hawaii

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. but early detection of colorectal cancer can be successfully treated. A colorectal cancer awareness and screening program would help educate Hawaii residents about availability and coverage of these crucial screenings and provide screenings for those that are...

National

Under Medicare, there should be no co-pay for a colonoscopy. But, if the doctor removes a polyp, you can wake up to a big bill. Ask Congress to end the loophole that allows this surprise charge.