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August 3, 2017
National

The Senate has advanced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Reauthorization Act, which expands four separate user fee agreements on new drugs, generic drugs, medical devices, and biosimilars, and includes a provision to maximize the development of therapies for children with cancer.

August 3, 2017

A majority of states are missing critical opportunities to pass and implement legislative solutions proven to prevent and fight cancer, according to the 15th annual How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

August 15, 2017
National

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its assessment of what would happen to health insurance premiums should the administration stop paying cost-sharing reductions (CSRs). The CBO projects the average monthly premiums would increase 20 percent next year and 25 percent by 2020.

Cancer Candor Blog

How does your state measure up in the fight against cancer? According to ACS CAN’S annual How Do You Measure Up? report – now in its 15th year – a majority of states are missing critical opportunities to pass and implement laws proven to prevent and save lives from cancer.

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We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.

70% decrease

in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997

23% 

decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2012 

18 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance