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Improve the Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

Palliative care is proven to improve the quality of life for both the cancer patients and their families, and can lead to a more efficient health care system, Ask your Members of Congress to cosponsor our legislation that promotes and improves access to palliative care.
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Ask Congress to Support Funding for Cancer Research

If Congress follows through on a budget that would cut funding for cancer research, the progress we’re making in saving lives will be halted. Let Congress know it’s not acceptable to cut funding for cancer research.
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Support a New Proposal to Increase the Federal Tobacco Tax

Four U.S. Senators have introduced a bill to increase the federal tobacco tax. This would prevent 1.7 million children from becoming lifelong smokers and lead to $63 billion in long-term health care savings. Ask your U.S. Senators cosponsor the legislation.
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Don't Cut Funding for Breast Cancer Prevention Programs

A recent budget proposal could lead to more than 100,000 women being turned away when seeking a mammogram or pap test. Ask Congress to increase funding for this lifesaving program.
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Increase funding for lifesaving colon cancer prevention programs

If Congress follows through on a proposal to cut funding for the federal colon cancer prevention program, people in five states will be totally excluded from the program. For many people, this program is the only way they can afford the colon cancer screening that could save their lives. Ask Congress to increase - not cut - the funding.
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