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Updates matching "Oral Chemotherapy"

September 5, 2018
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Cancer patients’ access to affordable chemotherapy they can take at home will continue to be protected if Governor Jerry Brown signs legislation passed last week. Assembly Bill (AB) 1860 extends a law helping to equalize out-of-pocket costs for oral chemotherapy and intravenous chemotherapy. The legislation was

April 25, 2018
Michigan

ABC News 12 LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) - (04/25/18) - A group of health care advocates are trying to align Michigan's policies with more than 43 other states. Those other states provide equal health insurance coverage of chemotherapy, whether it's taken by needle or

April 12, 2018
Idaho

As the 2018 Idaho Legislative Session ends, we wanted to update you about the successes of this sessions’ cancer priorities. This past January over 50 advocates attended the Day at the Capitol event to discuss these two topics with lawmakers: Raising the sale of all tobacco products to age 21

March 23, 2018
Idaho

This week ACS CAN participated in a chemotherapy informational hearing at the State Capitol on the unequal cost cancer patients incur for oral (pill and liquid) versus intravenous (IV) chemotherapies on Idaho’s state-based health care plans. As targeted oral chemotherapy advances, it is apparent that the most effective or, in

October 18, 2017
Michigan

The Michigan Senate today voted in favor of a bill to ensure oral chemotherapy is not subject to higher out-of-pocket costs than intravenous chemotherapy. It now moves to the House of Representatives for further consideration.

May 11, 2017
Michigan

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Ypsilanti resident Jennifer Belaire with its Excalibur Award at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing.

May 11, 2017
Michigan

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Olivet resident C.J. Heisler with its Advocacy Volunteer of the Year award at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing.

May 3, 2017
Michigan

More than 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state traveled to the Michigan State Capitol today and called on the Legislature to prioritize the 57,600 Michiganders who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2017.

April 11, 2017
North Carolina

More than 100 cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) travelled to the state Capitol in Raleigh today in support of restoring funding for comprehensive tobacco prevention and cessation programs as well as ensuring access to the most appropriate treatments for cancer patients.