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Living With Cancer

Advocacy

Legislative

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Work with Congress and other legislative bodies to pass laws which help fight cancer.

Examples

  • Increase funding for the war on cancer
  • Require that insurance companies cover cancer screening

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Research

Bring patient voices to the table

Examples

  • Review protocols in cooperative oncology research
  • Serve on local research review boards
  • Work with the FDA Patient Consultant program

Resources

Awareness and fundraising

Raise general public awareness of cancer, fundraising to support research and organizations

Examples:

Runs and other events

Resources:

Most cancer patient advocacy organizations

What's Next?

If you want to be an advocate and aren’t sure where to start, contact us info@canceractionnow.org. We’ll hook you up with an organization that fits your desire to help.