Today the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding proposals to reduce prescription drug costs outlined in the administration’s Request for Information (RFI) regarding its Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs (blueprint).
The House Appropriations Committee approved its FY 2019 spending bill including a $1.25 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $171 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The bill also preserves funding for the CDC and Office on Smoking and Health (OSH)
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee marked up the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). The bipartisan bill, which was unanimously approved by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health last month, would increase federal research funding for palliative care, including symptom
This past weekend was one of celebration, unity and education. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) was proud to join the American Cancer Society (ACS) as sponsors of the UnidosUS Latino Family Expo at the 50 th annual UnidosUS conference in Washington, D.C.
We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.
in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997
decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2015
people benefited from expanded access to health insurance
Evelyn Saavedra leads our volunteer action team in Denver, Colorado. She loves her work and the impact it has in helping end suffering and death from cancer. Now, she wants to tell you why it's so easy for you to do it, too.