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Policy Activities

We monitor other legislative initiatives at both the federal and state levels that impact the lung cancer community.

October 01, 2014
LCA Participates in Congressional Black Caucus "Health Braintrust" Forum

August 08, 2014
LCA Urges FDA to More Strictly Regulate E-Cigarettes and Cigars

June 20, 2014
Update: Lung Cancer Research Funding Increase Passes House

June 18, 2014
National Cancer Institute CTAC Committee Accepts Small Cell Lung Cancer Report

June 13, 2014
AARP Members Urged to Provide Input

June 11, 2014
$10.5 Million in Additional Funding for Lung Cancer Research Pending

June 04, 2014
Congress Shows Strong Support for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

May 06, 2014
LCA Urges the Drug Enforcement Administration Against Rescheduling HCPs

March 31, 2014
LCA Urges US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Stop Tobacco Industry Practices that Make Cigarettes More Even Deadly

March 12, 2014
Screening Coverage Receives Strong Backing by Leading Medical, Public Health and Health Equity Experts

February 20, 2014
LCA Asks Department of Health and Human Services to Clarify Smoking Cessation Benefits

February 12, 2014
After LCA Urging CMS Considers Coverage for Screening; Public Comments Open for 30 Days

January 23, 2014
LCA Pushes Missouri to Improve Access to Life-Saving Treatments

January 16, 2014
LCA Asks President Obama to Acknowledge Significance of Lung Cancer Screening

December 18, 2013
LCA Asks Budget Committee Members to Agree on Budget for Cancer Research