Updates matching "Emergent Science: Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests"

March 8, 2024
New York

NEW YORK, NY – March 8, 2024– Earlier today, advocates from across Greater New York City joined American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) staff and members of the International Association of Fire Fighters to deliver more than 60,000 petition signatures in support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early

September 27, 2023

On September 19 th , members of Congress held a hearing to discuss increasing seniors’ access to innovative medical care. Dozens of ACS CAN volunteers joined the hearing as a show of support for the Multi-Cancer Early Detection (MCED) Act. Hear what some members of Congress had to say about the bill.

September 18, 2023

As Congress works to determine 2024 priorities before the budget deadline at the end of the month, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, and nearly every congressional district, will be on Capitol Hill this week to make clear to members of Congress that cancer must be a national priority.

June 22, 2023

A bill introduced in the Senate this week aims to improve future equitable access to new and innovative cancer screenings among Medicare beneficiaries in order to increase early detection of more cancers for more individuals.

February 6, 2023

Ahead of the President’s State of the Union Address, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the President to emphasize the need for continued bipartisan support for increased federal investment in the fight against cancer.

December 17, 2022

The following was originally published in the News Journal on December 17, 2022. What makes a cancer diagnosis especially difficult are the what-ifs that arise for those diagnosed and the people who love them — what if I don’t respond to treatment? What if my loved one’s

March 1, 2022

A virtual event held by ACS CAN and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet highlighted the promise of new blood-based cancer screening technologies that have the potential to dramatically increase early-stage diagnosis for a wide range of cancers and called on Congress to pass the Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage (MCED) Act.

February 2, 2022

The President announced this morning he is ‘reigniting’ his commitment to ‘end cancer as we know it,’ building on the initial and robust cancer moonshot investment in discovery, prioritizing increased uptake of prevention and addressing health disparities.

January 18, 2022
New York

Governor Hochul has released her Executive Budget for the next fiscal year. ACS CAN is asking for increases in funding for the Cancer Services Program and tobacco control.