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Updates matching "Colorectal Cancer"

December 9, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation that would ensure surprise out-of-pocket expenses are not a barrier to lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings for seniors on Medicare is expected to be taken up by the House of Representatives this week. The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act will be considered as part

September 9, 2019
National

More than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will be on Capitol Hill this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority

May 9, 2019
Maine

AUGUSTA - Gov. Janet Mills today signed into law LD 555, “An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening Coverage.” LD 555 is a simple and straightforward update to the existing law requiring insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening in accordance with recent changes to clinical

April 16, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter was published in North Platte Telegraph, Grand Island Independent, Kearney Hub, and Scottsbluff Star Herald on April 2, April 5, April 6, and April 7.

April 5, 2019
Nebraska

The following letter was published on April 2, 2019.

April 5, 2019
Alabama

The Tobacco Advocacy Panel: A Call for Action was held at the RSA Plaza Terrance in Montgomery to discuss the recent spike in tobacco use driven largely by the increased use of e-cigarettes among Alabama’s youth and the evidenced-based policies needed to reverse this trend.

March 26, 2019
Iowa

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), I’m dedicated to saving lives from this deadly disease. Even though colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer, it remains the second leading cause of cancer

March 18, 2019
North Dakota

March 18, 2019 Representative Jon Nelson has been honored with a 2019 North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Screening Achievement Award, along with 3 other honorees in the state. The North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable hosts these awards to celebrate local improvements and success in colorectal cancer screening. Representative Nelson and other

March 6, 2019
New Hampshire

CONCORD – When she was 55, Nottingham’s Fiona Wood underwent a routine colonoscopy and was diagnosed with colon cancer. Since then, she has become committed to ensuring that others have the resources they need to prevent, diagnose, and cure a colorectal cancer diagnosis, advocating with the American Cancer Society Cancer