[PUBLIC POLICY] Blood Cancer & ACA

New Report Raises Concerns for Blood Cancer Patients About the Affordable Care Act Many qualified health plans participating in the new insurance exchanges have limited access to National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer or transplant centers, and would impose high out-of-pocket costs for patients purchasing coverage at the silver and bronze levels, according to a … Continue reading


Each September, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors Blood Cancer Awareness Month to advocate for patients and help create awareness of blood cancers and the urgent need to fund research for lifesaving therapies. Over its 60-year history, LLS has invested nearly $1 billion to advance cancer therapies. Remarkable progress has been made, yet more … Continue reading

Act Now – Urge Your Senators to Support Increased Funding for NIH

Urge Your Senators to Support Increased Funding for NIHYour immediate help is needed to secure support for medical research funding! Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter seeking a sustained, strong commitment to funding the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s largest funder of cancer research, in FY … Continue reading