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Healthcare Reform: What Does It Mean for Prevention?

Posted by PCF Admin on April 28th, 2010 | No Comments »

On March 21, 2010 the House of Representatives passed legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that will make changes to our country’s healthcare system.  This legislation was signed into law by the President. There are many provisions that will have a positive impact on cancer prevention.   Several of them have been long-standing policy priorities for the Foundation and our Advocacy Action Center members.  These cancer prevention victories include: The bill requires health insurance plans, including ...

Thinking Globally and Acting Locally

Posted by PCF Admin on April 27th, 2010 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation has been on the national scene for the past 25 years and during that time, the Foundation has advocated for national legislation, promoted cancer prevention at the National Institutes of Health and even helped proclaim March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. However, the Foundation also understands the importance of community outreach and has developed several programs to reach local groups and everyday people with life-saving tools for cancer prevention and early ...