Central Pennsylvania Chapter


Central PA Chapter Media Advisory for Mission Day

Cancer advocacy organizations unite to show support for equal coverage for Oral Chemotherapies

Local cancer advocates will fight for better access to care in Harrisburg, PA as attendees of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Central PA Chapter Mission Day.

They will ask their local legislators to support legislation to require health insurance plans in PA to cover orally administered chemotherapy treatment similar to injected chemotherapy treatments, and ensure Pennsylvania cancer patients with access to life saving treatments.


What: Press Conference to support equal coverage for oral chemotherapies

Where: Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Who: Central PA Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Representative Frank Burns
Secretary Avila, PA Dept. of Health
Dr. David Claxton, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
International Myeloma Foundation

Click here to view the memo of support and the list of organizations who support HB 623.

last updated on Tuesday, September 27, 2011