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.