American Cancer Society: Help Pass Laws to Defeat Cancer
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Insurance companies begin covering many cancer screenings - like mammograms, colonoscopies and Pap tests - because the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) help get laws passed requiring them to do so. These are just a few reasons why cancer is not just a medical issue, it is a public policy issue as well. From the local city council to the U.S. Congress, the American Cancer Society and ACS CAN engage with elected and... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 03, 2011
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Keywords: ACS CAN, law passage, campaigns, cancer screenings, cancer as public policy issue

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