Release of USPSTF Final Recommendation on Screening for Cervical Cancer
Legislative Updates; 03/16/2012
Today, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted its final recommendation statement on screening for cervical cancer.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Legislative Updates; 03/09/2012
CMS Offers Insight to Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March. Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and in women.
FDA’s graphic labeling of tobacco products
Legislative Updates; 03/02/2012
On February 29, DC District Judge Richard Leon overturned a lower Court’s decision allowing the FDA’s graphic labeling of tobacco products.
United States Senate Passes a Resolution Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act
Legislative Updates; 01/19/2012
A resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971 and the more than 12,000,000 survivors of cancer alive today because of the commitment of the United States to cancer research and advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.
ONS Congratulates Lt. General Horoho
Legislative Updates; 12/14/2011
ONS congratulates Lt. General Horoho on her confirmation as the newest Surgeon General of the US Army.
US Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on National Drug Shortage
Legislative Updates; 12/07/2011
The US Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on the national drug shortage.
NCI Launches Smoking Cessation Support for Teens
Legislative Updates; 12/05/2011
A new effort to help teens quit smoking will use one of today's teen's most constant companions - the mobile phone. Developed by smoking cessation experts, SmokefreeTXT is a free text message cessation service that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking.
President Obama: Great American Smokeout
Legislative Updates; 11/18/2011
President Obama: Congratulations to Everyone Taking Part in Today's Great American Smokeout.
NIH Researchers Design Light Therapy
Legislative Updates; 11/07/2011
NIH researchers created a light-based therapy that targets and destroys certain tumors and cancers in mice, according to the NCI.
CDC Releases Most Comprehensive Melanoma Report in the US to Date
Legislative Updates; 10/19/2011
Melanoma skin cancer has a costly and deadly impact on America. The CDC releases the most comprehensive melanoma report in the United States to date.