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The Future of the ACA: What We Know So Far

Posted on December 21, 2016

Everyone wants to know what’s happening to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The short answer is: no one knows. Here are the top options:

  1. Do nothing
  2. Keep with improvements
  3. Repeal and Replace
  4. Repeal only

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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Fast Facts

Posted on November 4, 2016

Doctor

Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began this week, and we’re here to give you the information you need.

What is Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment is when you can buy, change or update your health insurance plan. Open enrollment for the ACA runs from November 1 through January 31. That is the only time you can buy health insurance on the exchange, unless you have a qualifying life event. Read more

5 Takeaways to Managing Side Effects

Posted on September 7, 2016

Our Conversations Webinar Series is an opportunity to link national experts in colorectal cancer and other related fields to you, right in the comfort of your own home. The programs are designed to empower you to play a leading role in your healthcare management.

Last month, our webinar focused on working with your doctor to manage your side effects. Couldn’t make the webinar? Get our Top 5 Takeaways below and watch the replay. Read more

INFOGRAPHIC: What You Said about Research

Posted on September 6, 2016

Last month, we debuted a survey asking you, our Colon Cancer Alliance friends and family, what you thought was worth investing in. Nearly 200 of you filled out the questions, telling us what you thought was important to you, and what you’d like to see us prioritize. Thank you to all of you who took the time to respond!

Here’s what you said. Read more

Cancer Moonshot Initiative Fosters Breakthrough Collaboration

Posted on June 29, 2016

Release of More Current Clinical Trials Data Gives Patients Access to Better Information Faster

Today, we announced our breakthrough collaboration with online patient community Smart Patients on a free Clinical Trials Database and online community for patients with colorectal cancer. These tools use data from www.cancer.gov—made available today by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as part of the Cancer Moonshot Summit hosted by Vice President Biden in Washington, DC. Smart Patients was selected by the NCI and the VP’s office to receive early access to this new data in order to provide feedback and incorporate the data into the Smart Patients online patient community.

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