Advocacy/Policy

Liz Hiles
Read January 12, 2021

January Advocate Spotlight: Liz Hiles

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in cancer advocacy. Read on to learn more about Liz and the issues that she is most passionate about, including bladder cancer and ostomy awareness and education.
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Read December 15, 2020

Cancer Screening and Detection Innovation: What It Could Mean for Patients

Since the signing of the National Cancer Act in 1971, scientific and medical progress has resulted in extraordinary advancements in our ability to treat cancer. However, equally as important as treatment advances is our ability to detect cancer at the earliest stages, when the chance of surviving for at least five years is high.
Danelle Johnston
Read December 14, 2020

December Advocate Spotlight: Danelle Johnston

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in health advocacy. Read on to learn more about Danelle, CSC’s new Senior Vice President of Mission Delivery.
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Read December 11, 2020

CSC Urges U.S. District Court to Prevent Discrimination Against Patients

The Cancer Support Community joined more than a dozen patient groups in filing an amicus brief urging the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to preserve protections in the Affordable Care Act for patients who identify as LGBTQ+ receiving health care services and restore translation notices for patients with limited English proficiency.
portrait of adam r borden
Read November 16, 2020

November Advocate Spotlight: Adam R. Borden, MHA

Each month, the Cancer Policy Institute profiles advocates who have been engaged in health advocacy. Read on to learn more about Adam and his passion for early and equitable cancer detection. 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 November 13, 2020

The Biden-Harris Transition and Cancer Patients

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) looks forward to working with the Biden-Harris Administration in a collaborative and transparent manner to put patients first. As such, CSC has created and shared with the Biden-Harris Administration a transition document that asks the incoming administration to consider a variety of recommendations and guiding principles in order to advance innovation, collaboration, and urgency in the fight against cancer, and protect and promote access to affordable and comprehensive health and cancer care.
Read November 2, 2020

What you Need to Know About 2021 Open Enrollment

The open enrollment period to purchase health insurance coverage for 2021 through the federal marketplace is here! Now is the time to make sure that you and your loved ones have access to comprehensive, quality, and affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.