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June 18, 2018
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on June 10, 2018. I want to thank Rep. Don Bacon for signing on two important pieces of legislation in the last few weeks that would change the future for cancer patients and their families, if the bills pass.

June 18, 2018
National

Thanks to a historic lawsuit, Big Tobacco will have to publicize on their own websites that their products are deadly and that they intentionally made them addictive.

June 14, 2018
National

Patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae or friend of the court brief in the U.S. District Court case, Texas v. United States , citing the devastating impact patients would face should the court side with plaintiffs and move to invalidate the Affordable Care Act.

June 14, 2018
National

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joined with four other national patient advocacy organizations today to file a legal brief or amicus curiae that describes the devastating impact patients would face if the district court rules the Affordable Care Act is not a valid law. Twenty

June 14, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), together with the Patient Quality of Life Coalition (PQLC), released data today indicating that in the past two years cancer patients, survivors and others living with serious illnesses have experienced greater difficulty accessing their needed pain medication. Changes

June 14, 2018
North Carolina

Today, the North Carolina Senate voted to approve legislation that poses a serious risk for the more than 1.6 million North Carolinians with pre-existing health conditions, including cancer. We urge the House to reject this legislation and instead come together to find real solutions to our state’s health care challenges.

June 12, 2018
New York

Albany, NY – June 12, 2018 – The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.5585a) to prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. The bill was already passed by the assembly and will now go to Governor Cuomo’s desk. “Kids

June 8, 2018
National

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last night it will not defend several critical patient protections in the health law and instead is arguing to end them. If successful, the case could leave millions of Americans with serious illnesses unable to obtain health care coverage.