What Caught Our Eye (WCOE), February 3, 2017
What Caught Our Eye is our week-in-review blog series, where we recap the cancer policy articles, studies, and stories that caught our attention.

Affordable Care Act

Most Americans Don’t Support Immediate Repeal Of Affordable Care Act

A new study by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that only 16% of Americans feel the ACA should be repealed immediately.

After Republican Retreat, Members still not in agreement over how to repeal and replace the ACA

Last weekend, Republican members of Congress gathered in Philadelphia, PA for a party retreat to address some of the most pressing topics. However, one topic remains without consensus is how they will approach the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

Coping with Cancer

An article from CURE Magazine describes an online curriculum designed to help survivors cope with post-treatment symptoms such as pain, depression, and fatigue.

Cancer Research

Pediatric Cancer Survivor Makes Video Plea to President

An 8-year-old cancer survivor made a moving video asking President Trump and Congress to bring more funding to pediatric cancer research so scientists can find a cure for childhood cancer. Through her video, she shows the harsh realities of what children with cancer endure during their treatment.

Joe Biden Launches New Charity Focused on Cancer Research

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife this week introduced their new foundation which will help continue the work the Bidens have done over the years, including cancer research, which he’s focused on since his son Beau died of brain cancer in 2015.

Survivorship Care Plans

CURE Magazine looks at Deb Mayer’s, Ph.D., A.N.P-B.C., work “Moving Forward with Cancer Survivorship Plans.”

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