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Prevention in Action: FDA and tobacco products, innovation in multi-cancer screenings and more

Prevent Cancer Foundation opposes any efforts to weaken FDA’s authority over tobacco products On June 30, the Prevent Cancer Foundation joined national advocacy organizations, including…

Prevention in Action: ACA remains intact, LGBTQ+ Americans and cancer risk and more

Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act On Thursday June 17, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Affordable Care Act…

Prevention in Action: National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week, Brooks-LaSure confirmed and more

FDA announces National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Oncology Center of Excellence, Project Community has announced a new…

Prevention in Action: Senate bill on multi-cancer early detection coverage, new colorectal cancer screening guidelines and more

Prevent Cancer Foundation supports Senate introduction of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act of 2021 The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds Senators Mike Crapo…

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…

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…

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…