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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
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In March, the president’s budget proposed cutting cancer research funding & you let Congress know that was unacceptable. Now, the Senate is debating a new budget & we need you to tell them to increase cancer research $. Sign our petition!
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ACSCAN Jun 13
Thousands of stories at the Lincoln Memorial shining a light on the fight to end cancer. Will your loved one’s stories be one of them?
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ACSCAN Jun 12
Are you a ? Then we need you. We’re looking for survivors to take some surveys for to help us learn more about your experiences and perspectives as a cancer survivor.
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ACSCAN Jun 12
We're launching a new project that will establish a national panel of cancer survivors to share opinions/experiences related to their cancer care. Survivor Views will enhance our ability to provide the survivor perspective in our future advocacy work.
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ACSCAN Jun 11
Eliminating designated smoking areas in Dept of Veterans Affairs' facilities will ensure thousands of veterans avoid exposure to the dangers of secondhand smoke, while seeking the care they need.
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ACSCAN Jun 7
“...To shine a light in the darkness on cancer for this one night....” That’s what cancer survivor & vol Michael says happens during each year. Learn more about this powerful event.
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ACSCAN Jun 7
Engaging volunteers of all ages is key to our successful advocacy efforts. Students, teens & young adults have supported our mission across the country, from Hawaii to Maine!
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ACSCAN Jun 6
Thanks for sharing that info ! We have staff & vols in every state where they're working on federal, state & local cancer issues. Here's all of our state Twitter handles for anyone else interested. We're also on Facebook in every state, too.
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ACSCAN Jun 5
Each year, we honor those touched by cancer like cancer survivor Michael by lighting up the Lincoln Memorial with thousands of . Learn more about what Lights of Hope are and what the event means to him and others touched by cancer.
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ACSCAN Jun 3
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These studies show the ACA has helped more people get access to health insurance and medical care.
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ACSCAN Jun 3
New research shows Medicaid expansion, an important part of the Affordable Care Act, has helped reduce racial disparities in cancer treatment & led to earlier diagnoses and treatment of ovarian cancer.
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ACSCAN Jun 2
How better to honor cancer survivors on than to help for survivors & patients? Better quality of life is something we can make happen with our bill that would help them receive a better kind of cancer care.
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ACSCAN Jun 2
How better to honor cancer survivors on than to help for survivors & patients? Better quality of life is something we can make happen with our bill that would help them receive a better kind of cancer care.
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ACSCAN Jun 2
How better to honor cancer survivors on than to help for survivors & patients? Better quality of life is something we can make happen with our bill that would help them receive a better kind of cancer care.
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ACSCAN Jun 1
. is calling on the administration to close a regulatory loophole that discourages seniors on Medicare from getting preventive screenings for colorectal cancer due to fear of surprise billing on their colonoscopy.
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ACSCAN May 31
Thank you for all of you work to fight cancer, including our partnership w/! We love having join us at and beyond in our advocacy work!
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Fight Colorectal Cancer May 31
Our Partner published a great Op-Ed on the facts of and the loophole for seniors trying to get screened for . Check it out!
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ACSCAN May 31
“Everyone – lawmakers, leaders, parents – should heed the call-to-action, and seize the opportunity to join us in this fight.” stresses the urgent need to address the epidemic of tobacco use in today’s .
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ACSCAN May 31
Surprise billing is discouraging some seniors on Medicare from getting preventive colonoscopy screenings for colorectal cancer. is calling on the administration to make things right and close this loophole.
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Gary Reedy May 30
Everyone has the right to breathe smoke-free air at work, which is why is leading the initiative to make Atlanta the next smoke-free city. Today, former US Surgeon General Dr. Satcher and I spoke with to discuss .
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