Taking Action


  • Policy Matters

    Keep Safeguards That Protect Americans With Cancer

    Protections contained in the Affordable Care Act that benefit cancer patients and survivors shoulds be preserved in any effort to replace or repeal the act.

    by Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD

  • The Cost of Treatment

    As efforts to change or repeal the Affordable Care Act continue, health care bills keep piling up for many cancer patients and caregivers.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Your Tax Dollars at Work

    Q&A with Joseph Unger on publicly funded cancer research.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Cancer Control in the Community

    Successful public health initiatives to prevent, detect and treat cancer require widespread community participation.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    Scientists Take a Stand

    Thousands of attendees who gathered at the Opening Ceremony of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2017 sent a message on April 2 that cuts proposed by the Trump administration to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget would be devastating to cancer research, stall progress and ultimately harm cancer patients. The Annual […]

    by Sue Rochman

  • A New Look for Clinical Trials

    More focused efforts aim to increase the number and type of participants in research studies. One goal is for study participants to be more like the patients who will take the drug if it is approved.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    More Options for Adolescents in Clinical Trials

    New recommendations support inclusion of teens in adult studies.

    by Susan Kreimer

  • Patient Advocates Go to Washington

    Patient advocates meet amid an outcry about research funding cuts, participate in a meeting with FDA officials and visit Capitol Hill.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • The Affordable Care Act and Cancer Patients

    Cancer survivors tell their stories and researchers take a broad view.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Forward Look

    Inside the 21st Century Cures Act

    Legislation brings high hopes for cancer research.

    by Stephen Ornes