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Policy Activities

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

June 26, 2009
The ALERT (Access to Life Saving, Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act

June 26, 2009
LCA Endorses 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act - Sen. Edward Kennedy and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison

June 23, 2009
President Obama Signs Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

May 18, 2009
Lung Cancer Alliance and Lethal Cancer Coalition Meet With NCI Director John Niederhuber To Discuss Possible Research Grant Program

May 18, 2009
Lung Cancer Alliance and Lethal Cancer Coalition Meet With NCI Director John Niederhuber To Discuss Possible Research Grant Program

May 14, 2009
Lung Cancer Alliance Sends Letter to Senator Kennedy Commending His Support of The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Ac

May 13, 2009
New Report On Comparative Effectiveness Research

May 04, 2009
LCA Lead Voice for Lung Cancer Community in Advocating for Targeted Research Grant Funding for Eight Most Lethal Cancers in Senate ALERT Act, S. 717

April 29, 2009
LCA Endorses the Assuring and Improving Cancer Treatment Education and Cancer Symptom Management Act

April 29, 2009
Medicare and Medicaid Coverage For PET Scans Expanded

April 27, 2009
Lung Cancer Research Bill, H.R. 2112

April 27, 2009
LCA Hails Introduction of Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009 in US House of Representatives

April 02, 2009
ALERT Act, S. 717

April 02, 2009
LCA Endorses the 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act as Introduced in US Senate by Sen. Kennedy (D-MA) and Sen. Hutchison (R-TX)

March 26, 2009
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