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2013 Advocacy Brochure

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AdvocacyThe 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.

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  • 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®.
last updated on Tuesday, April 30, 2013