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Policy Activities

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

January 31, 2012
Lung Cancer Alliance Urges HHS to Include Lung Cancer Screening Services for Those At Risk as a Covered Benefit within State Health Care Exchanges

January 31, 2012
Lung Cancer Alliance Joins National Public Health Organizations Urging HHS to Require Cessation Programs as a Covered Benefit within State Health Care Exchanges

December 22, 2011
LCA Secures Additional $10.2 Million in Federal Research Funding!

December 21, 2011
LCA Asks Congressional Leaders to Support the Extension of the Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit

December 20, 2011
LCA Urges Congressional Leaders to Support Increased Funding for National Institutes of Health (NIH)

December 02, 2011
Lung Cancer Alliance Thanks Wellpoint, Inc for Offering Coverage for CT Screening for Lung Cancer

November 30, 2011
More Support for Lung Cancer Legislation as Lung Cancer Awareness Month Draws to a Close

November 18, 2011
Lung Cancer Alliance Releases 7th Annual National Report Card on Lung Cancer

November 09, 2011
Lung Cancer Alliance Salutes Veterans

November 04, 2011
More Support for Lung Cancer Legislation in Lung Cancer Awareness Month

October 27, 2011
Lung Cancer Alliance Seeks Clarification from USPSTF on Timing of Lung Screening Recommendation

September 14, 2011
Support for Lung Cancer Legislation Continues to Grow; Covers Broad Spectrum

August 11, 2011
LCA Supports Revisions to Chemotherapy Administration Safety Standards to Address Psychosocial Support

July 08, 2011
Additional $10.2 Million In Federal Lung Cancer Research Funding Passes Next Hurdle

June 22, 2011
Update on DOD Funding for Lung Cancer Research