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Federal funding has played a role in virtually every major advancement in the fight against cancer. That's why the research undertaken by the NIH and NCI is so important in our fight against this deadly disease.

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The STAR Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives and is on its way to the President for his signature. This new law is a monumental step toward helping prevent, treat and cure childhood cancer. Take action to thank your lawmakers who voted for the bill.

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Ask your member of Congress to reach out to Secretary Azar and ask him to stop the short-term plan rule from moving forward unless concerns from the patient community are addressed.

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Ask your lawmakers to include the quality of life bill in the opioid legislation that is currently moving forward in Congress. Combining our bill with the opioid legislation will increase patient access to the type of care that can effectively diagnose and treat pain.

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Under Medicare, there should be no co-pay for a colonoscopy. But, if the doctor removes a polyp, you can wake up to a big bill. Ask Congress to end the loophole that allows this surprise charge.

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A new budget proposal would stifle the incredible progress we're making in defeating cancer. Sign our petition opposing these devastating cuts.

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This year, tobacco will kill more than six million people globally.

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This year, 14,660 children will be diagnosed with cancer and 1,850 children will die from the disease. It's time to increase funding for childhood and all cancer research.

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A 94-cent increase in the cigarette tax would prevent nearly 2.6 million children from becoming addicted smokers.

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This legislation will train and better prepare more doctors, nurses and social workers to provide critical services to cancer patients and survivors.