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Prevention in Action: Advocacy Workshop in June and FDA’s ban on menthol cigarettes

Registration opening soon! Prevent Cancer Advocacy Workshop 2021 The Prevent Cancer Foundation will host its annual Advocacy Workshop virtually on June 17, 2021. The Workshop…

Better health through earlier cancer detection

Prevent Cancer Foundation invited GRAIL to share this piece as part of their sponsorship of the 2021 Prevent Cancer Dialogue, where they will be presenting…

Prevention in Action: Biden’s proposed new health agency, expanded lung cancer and more

  President Biden proposes new health agency to focus on cancer and other diseases On April 9, President Biden announced his FY2022 budget proposal, which…

Prevention in Action: Multi-cancer early detection coverage bill, Rep. Raskin video and American Rescue Plan Act

Welcome back to your bi-weekly advocacy update! The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s advocacy newsletter (formerly “Power.Progress.Prevention”) is now called “Prevention in Action”—a name that embodies the…

Prevent Cancer Foundation leads more than 300 organizations in support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Screening Coverage Act of 2021

  Media Contact Lisa Berry Edwards Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® and more than 300 organizations from all 50 states applaud Representative Terri…

Congress on young-onset colorectal cancer

Twenty members of Congress joined with Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) in a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services…

Power. Progress. Prevention. October 23, 2020

CMS approves Nebraska Medicaid expansion waiver On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a waiver from Nebraska to provide additional benefits…

Power. Progress. Prevention. October 9, 2020

New survey shows Americans are missing cancer screenings The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently conducted its fourth annual National Cancer Opinion Survey, which polled…

Power. Progress. Prevention. September 25, 2020

President Trump issues executive order on drug pricing  Last week the president issued an executive order, which aims to reduce drug prices by tying them to…

Power. Progress. Prevention. September 11, 2020

The Prevent Cancer Foundation hosts its annual Advocacy Workshop The Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted its annual Advocacy Workshop on Wednesday with a focus on genetics…