Advocacy/Policy

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Read August 14, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Voting this November

The 2020 election is quickly approaching. Due the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, voting in your state may look a little different this election. In this blog, you will find information to help you prepare for the November 3rd general election.
Kim Praitano
Read July 13, 2020

Advocate Spotlight: Kim Praitano

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in cancer advocacy. Read on to learn more about Kim Praitano, President & CEO of Gilda’s Club South Florida, and her passion for psychosocial support in cancer care. If you are interested in learning more about policy, advocacy, and ways to get involved, sign up to be a part of the Grassroots Network!
Read July 8, 2020

A Step Toward Increasing Patients’ Voices in Clinical Trials

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) welcomes the FDA’s new pilot program, Project Patient Voice, as a thoughtful first step toward the development of a comprehensive and consistent method of sharing patient experience data (PED) collected in clinical trials with patients and providers to help inform treatment decisions.
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Read July 7, 2020

2020 Census and its Impact on the Cancer Community

Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census to count every living person in the U.S. and U.S. territories. The results of the census inform decision making and affect the support and amount of money your community will receive in federal funding.