Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

June 29, 2015

This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting featured the first ever Patient Advocate Forum for CancerLinQ. Advocates had a unique opportunity to hear from members of the CancerLinQ Patient Advisory Committee and oncology experts.

June 26, 2015

This week, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committees each approved spending bills for fiscal year 2016 that would provide increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

June 25, 2015

The United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in its decision in King v. Burwell holding that all eligible consumers should have access to tax credit health insurance subsidies, regardless of whether they live in an area with state-based health insurance marketplaces or federally facilitated health insurance marketplaces.

ASCO's ACT Network

ASCO's ACT Network

ALERT CONGRESS TODAY! Use ASCO's ACT Network to contact your elected officials on important policy issues impacting cancer care. 

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO offers issue backgrounders to help provide an overview of the major policy issues that impact patients with cancer and the physicians who care for them. The issue backgrounders cover topics such as reimbursement, health equity, cancer research funding, and more.

Click here to read the backgrounds and help develop your understanding of cancer policy issues.

NIH Funding Educational Series

NIH Funding Educational Series

ASCO explores the decade-long decline in federal funding for cancer research – and why this decline must be reversed. Read more here.