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Tell Congress to vote "NO" on the House bill to replace the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. House bill to replace the Affordable Care Act - as it stands now - will make quality health insurance unaffordable for too many cancer patients, survivors and their families.

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March 24, 2017

Today the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). This bill, in its current form, would significantly alter the accessibility, adequacy and affordability of meaningful health insurance for millions of Americans, including those who have coverage through Medicaid.

March 22, 2017

The “Palliative Care Hospice Education and Training Act” has been introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate. This bill aims to reduce suffering and improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families by better coordinating their care and addressing the often-debilitating symptoms of disease and treatment.

March 16, 2017

The president introduced a proposed FY 2018 budget today that includes deep cuts to medical research. If approved by Congress, the cuts would represent 19 percent of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) total budget and would likely result in a $1 billion cut to the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Cancer Candor Blog

People living in public housing are more likely to smoke than the nation as a whole, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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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