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American Cancer Society backs Ohio bill to increase palliative care

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The American Cancer Society's political arm wants more palliative care in Ohio, arguing it increases health outcomes and decreases costs over the long run. The cancer society is backi... read more

Palliative care legislation would help cancer patients and survivors

2748) would increase federal research on palliative care ... PCHETA bill when Congress returns and begin the process of enacting this smart legislation into law. Dick Woodruff is vice president of Fed... read more

Editorial: Money for reducing tobacco use should be restored

report by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network gauging ... Another was for passing legislation to increase access to and awareness of palliative care to help cancer patients maintain th... read more

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Expanding Awareness of Palliative Care for Gravely Ill Is Goal of Bill

Relatively new as an officially recognized field of medicine, palliative care is still growing in acceptance among both providers and patients. Now, legislators are aiming to increase ... the American ... read more

American Cancer Society report shows improvements needed in cancer prevention

ALBANY — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s 16th edition of ... Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, introduced a bill to increase the tobacco tax in Georgia by $1.50 per pack. While the bill ne... read more

Sales tax referendum bill has counties on edge: Capitol Letter

Cancer care: The American Cancer Society's political arm, in releasing its annual report on cancer incidence and mortality, discussed a bill in the Ohio General Assembly that it's supporting that coul... read more

What's next on opioids? New policies, new goals

A four-year-old nonprofit — with a goal to become the American Cancer Society ... with exemptions for patients who have cancer or chronic pain, and those in palliative care. That’s a move the Massachu... read more

The 2003 Slate 60: Top Donations

Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice; $20 million to San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care to support its programs and services ... and $2 million to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific. Wodeho... read more


What will Obamacare do to our medical system? How will it affect the quality of our care? How will it affect ... personal privacy, back-to-basics education and American sovereignty and independence. A ... read more

Senate GOP revises health care bill, but prospects still uncertain

In a statement, Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer ... McConnell has pushed back the August recess, which had been scheduled to begin July 29, by two weeks in order to pass ... read more

Americans With Disabilities Should Be Terrified

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Last Thursday, Senate Republicans released the key legislative language for the Better Care ... American Hospital Association, the Arc, the American Cancer Society’s action ne... read more

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