2013 Advocacy Brochure
The LLS Office of Public Policy is dedicated to removing barriers to quality, affordable, coordinated care for blood cancer patients. We work to shape and drive policies - from increasing insurance coverage to speeding research and clinical trials. Together we can improve the lives of individuals with blood cancers.
- Last year, LLS brought more than 150 people to Capitol Hill to advocate for increased patient access to quality care and to find a solution to rampant drug shortages
- LLS successfully influenced the passage of laws in 10 states to provide more equitable insurance coverage of orally-administered cancer treatments
- LLS successfully advocated for legislation that accelerates drug approval at FDA
- LLS has been working to extend insurance coverage to include oral anti-cancer drugs such as Gleevec®.