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Impact of COVID-19 as Reported by PCC Members

Impact of COVID-19 as Reported by PCC Members

PCC members were surveyed to assess the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on access to cancer education, prevention, and screening efforts in Pennsylvania.

ACS Announces an Updated Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline

ACS Announces an Updated Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline

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.

National Network Aimed at Closing the Gap in Disparities

National Network Aimed at Closing the Gap in Disparities

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.

Governer Tom Wolf Signs Senate Bill 595 Requiring Insurance Coverage of Breast MRI, Ultrasound

Governer Tom Wolf Signs Senate Bill 595 Requiring Insurance Coverage of Breast MRI, Ultrasound

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.

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