This lifesaving legislation will aid in the development of new treatments and improve the quality of life for kids not only while they receive cancer treatments, but throughout the rest of their lives.
This week the Senate HELP Committee is hearing from bipartisan health care experts in its ongoing effort to strengthen the individual insurance market and ensure that meaningful, affordable health care coverage is available for millions of Americans, including cancer patients, survivors and their families.
Childhood cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among children ages one to 19. Breakthroughs in childhood cancer research have led to more and more children surviving their cancer diagnosis, but progress in treating certain types of cancer remains limited. And, children who survive cancer, often must deal with
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Committee marked up its FY 2018 spending bill today including a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $169 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Coaches John Gallagher from the University of Hartford, Jeff Jones from Old Dominion University, Jack Murphy from Northern Arizona University, and Josh Pastner from Georgia Tech University joined ACS CAN volunteers on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to make the fight against cancer a priority.
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 1991-2012
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.