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August 9, 2018
National

ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? Repor t grades each state on where they stand on the issues that play a critical role in preventing cancer and improving cancer patients’ access to health care.

August 7, 2018
Florida

LAKE NONA, Fla. —Aug. 7, 2018— More than 50 people attended today’s Florida Policy Forum on Clinical Trials hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The event brought together Florida research experts, government officials, patients and leaders from the cancer community to raise awareness about clinical

July 12, 2018
National

The House Appropriations Committee approved its FY 2019 spending bill including a $1.25 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $171 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The bill also preserves funding for the CDC and Office on Smoking and Health (OSH)

July 2, 2018
Maryland

Help our state meet our challenge to send 1,000 Lights of Hope Bags to the Nation’s Capitol by making a donation in honor of or in memory of a loved one. What is Lights of HOPE? The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who

June 28, 2018
National

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its FY 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services spending bill today. The bill includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $190 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

June 26, 2018
National

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Committee voted on its FY 2019 spending bill today including a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

June 2, 2018
Maryland

On June 2, 2018 ACS CAN attended the "Knocking cancer out of the ballpark" night at the Bowie Baysox baseball game. During the game, volunteers raised awareness about cancer and collected petitions to urge lawmakers to make cancer a national priority. Brittany Avin and Jacqueline Beale who are survivors and

May 24, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved its FY 2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The bill preserves the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority over tobacco products and also boosts funding for FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE)

May 22, 2018
National

A groundbreaking bill that creates opportunities for new breakthroughs in researching and treating childhood cancer passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The STAR Act, which already passed the U.S. Senate earlier this year, now heads to the President for his signature. The STAR Act will: Increase funding for childhood cancer