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Updates matching "Oral Chemotherapy"

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.

August 11, 2016
Rhode Island

ACS CAN has released the annual report that rates each state on their public policies in 10 issue areas that can help fight cancer, prevent cancer, and make life better for patients.

June 18, 2015
New Hampshire

Yesterday, New Hampshire House and Senate conferees reached a deal on enacting oral chemotherapy fairness in the Granite State. The original legislation, Senate Bill 137, had previously received a unanimous Senate committee vote and widespread bi-partisan support.

May 19, 2015
New Hampshire

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Amber Hillman American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 508-450-8690 (cell) E-mail: [email protected] ACS CAN Statement on Oral Chemotherapy Fairness Committee Vote The following can be attributed to Mike Rollo, New Hampshire director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

April 21, 2015
South Dakota

MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Allison Miller American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 608-662-7559 Email: [email protected] South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Giving Cancer Patients Equal Access to Oral Chemotherapy Pierre, So. Dakota—March 30, 2015— South Dakota

October 6, 2014
National

More than 600 cancer patients, survivors, caretakers, volunteers and staff from across the country convened recently in Washington, DC for the annual ACS CAN Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Constituents from all 50 states (plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam) and nearly every congressional district met with

August 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. August 15, 2013 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). As the changing health care landscape presents new opportunities to prevent a

August 12, 2013
National

How does your state measure up in the fight against cancer? Our annual report - now in its 11th year - reports the progress of every state on key cancer issues.

April 18, 2012
Maryland

On April 10, 2012 Governor O'Malley signed the Kathleen Mathais Oral Chemotherapy Parity bill into law. Thousands of Marylanders will now be able to afford their life-saving treatments. Thank you to our bill sponsors Senator Catherine Pugh and Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam and special thanks to Senator James Mathias for their