PCC members were surveyed to assess the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on access to cancer education, prevention, and screening efforts in Pennsylvania.
Check here regularly for updates on news, activities, resources on the Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition and its members to raise awareness and education around the cancer control activities in Pennsylvania.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) announced an updated cervical cancer screening guideline that calls for less and more simplified screening, which reflects the rapidly changing landscape of cervical cancer prevention in the United States.
SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) is part of the CDC’s consortium of national organizations to advance the prevention of commercial tobacco use and cancer in populations experiencing tobacco- and cancer-related health disparities.
ACT 52/SB 595 to cover supplemental screenings for women with dense breasts, high-risk factors
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s life-saving breast cancer screening legislation for women across the state. Senate Bill 595, sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24), requires insurers to cover breast MRIs and ultrasounds for women with very dense breasts and other high-risk factors for breast cancer.