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October 11, 2017
Nevada

Reno, NV. – October 10, 2017 — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Currently, the average risk a woman developing breast cancer in her lifetime is about 12 percent. This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer. In Nevada, about 2,000 new cases of

June 7, 2017
Nevada

Proposed changes to the health care law in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) could reverse progress in the cancer fight and shift the economic burden for health care coverage to the states. Ahead of scheduled calls between a select group of governors and Senate leadership this week, the American

March 2, 2017
Nevada
February 22, 2017
Alabama, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas

Cancer patients trying to select the best health insurance plan through the market places continue to face challenges in determining prescription drug coverage and cost-sharing information in prospective coverage, according to analysis released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

State Contacts

Cindy Roragen
Nevada Grassroots Relationship Manager
Tom McCoy
Nevada Government Relations Director
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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