[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

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® Third Annual Progress Report Released

Today, NBCC is releasing their Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® Third Annual Progress Report to the public. Each year since the launch of Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, NBCC has released an annual report on the progress in breast cancer and in NBCC’s work to achieve the deadline. This year’s report provides an update with the latest data … Continue reading

Resources to Help Reduce Disparities in Care

President Obama began his second inaugural address Monday by recalling the theme of equality articulated in the Declaration of Independence. He then added, “History tells us that while these truths may be self-evident, they have never been self-executing.” Disparities in health and health care have been a persistent issue —- an issue driven by the … Continue reading

NBCC’s 2012 LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC POLICY PRIORITIES

NBCC’s mission is to eradicate breast cancer by designing and acting on effective strategies addressed to the administration, Congress, research institutions and health care providers to end this disease. The Coalition informs, trains, and directs patients and others in effective advocacy efforts. Nationwide, the women and men we have trained are shaping breast cancer public … Continue reading