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Updates matching "Patient Quality of Life"

June 24, 2020
Michigan

LANSING, MI – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers. The virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action Day, so

April 23, 2020
Maine

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Mainers touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In

March 27, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va. – As lawmakers were finishing up the legislative session, they continue to think about 12,380 West Virginians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year, and the over 300 West Virginians currently diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

November 7, 2019
Pennsylvania

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will focus on issues in oncology and health care policy affecting the lives of tri-state residents and everyday Americans.

October 30, 2019

The U.S. House has unanimously passed our bill to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors. This win was thanks to the hard work, persistence and dedication of ACS CAN volunteers who have tirelessly championed this bill. Earlier this year, ACS CAN challenged their volunteers to help

October 28, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. – Barriers to accessing appropriate therapies to address the physical and psychological side effects of cancer treatment continue to persist for patients and survivors, according to survey results from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Survivor Views , an initiative launched by ACS

October 28, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. – October 28, 2019 – Today the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). The bipartisan bill would increase federal research funding for palliative care, including pain and symptom management, and would establish palliative care education and training programs

October 22, 2019
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will bring together state-based leaders and decision makers in health care to discuss the future of cancer care and survivorship education.

October 22, 2019
National

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of ACS CAN volunteers, our bill in the U.S. House to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors has reached a critical number of cosponsors on the legislation. Earlier this year, ACS CAN challenged their volunteers to help the bill