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The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is engaged in many federal legislative campaigns to help eliminate suffering and death from cancer. Click on any of the below issues to learn more about some of these campaigns. Check this page throughout the year to learn more about these issues and many others as, together, we engage Members of Congress and ask them to support our legislative agenda.

More Funding for Cancer Research

Support life-saving research by increasing funding for the National Cancer Institute. Learn More About This Issue | Take Action

National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Ensure that all women have access to mammograms. Learn More About This Issue | Take Action

Affordable Care Act

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Take Out Colon Cancer

Provide screenings and treatment to the uninsured and underinsured. Learn More About This Issue | Take Action

Pain & Palliative Care

Improving the quality of life for cancer patients and survivors
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Protect Kids From Big Tobacco

Legislation authorizing FDA to regulate tobacco products and marketing was signed into law on June 22, 2009. ACS CAN will continue to be a strong advocate for enforcing the law and ensuring that our kids are protected from Big Tobacco. Learn More About This Issue.