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.
Changes to the nation’s healthcare system as proposed in the pending Graham-Cassidy health legislation could leave millions of cancer patients and survivors without access to adequate, affordable health insurance coverage, according to Dick Woodruff, senior vice president of federal advocacy for ACS CAN.
Washington, D.C. — September 25, 2017— Dozens of patients from across the country, each with their own personal health care story, gathered on Capitol Hill today to urge their senators to preserve quality health care coverage for millions of Americans and reject the pending Graham-Cassidy health care legislation. The event
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.
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.