[ADVOCACY] Empowing Americans to Fight Back Against Cancer

It’s time to treat the cancer patient too, not just the disease. This week the American Cancer Society launched a new campaign to improve the quality of life for cancer patients. The story is all too familiar: The pain, nausea and fatigue from treatment were terrible No one sat down with me to clearly explain … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1666: Patient Centered Quality Care for Life Act

H.R. 1666: Patient Centered Quality Care for Life Act To create a patient-centered quality of care initiative for seriously ill patients through the establishment of a stakeholder strategic summit, quality of life education and awareness initiative, health care workforce training, an advisory committee, and palliative care focused research, and for other purposes Thank you to … Continue reading

Support Breast Cancer Screening Programs in FY13! Take Action Now!

Hundreds of thousands of low-income and uninsured women could lose access to breast cancer programs through state and federal budget cuts this year. We need your help to keep that from happening. Will you please take a moment to contact your policymakers urging them to preserve funding for the National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early … Continue reading

Don’t Let the Biotech Industry Sneak This Pro-GMO Rider In to FY 2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill! Take Action Now

Congress is considering a sneaky, pro-GMO rider to a funding bill, and it may become law without anyone realizing it—unless you take action NOW! The biotech industry has managed to insert a dangerous rider in support of genetically engineered crops into the FY 2013 Agriculture Appropriations bill. It is scheduled to be heard by the House Appropriations Committee, … Continue reading