ACS CAN Urges Policymakers To Maintain Patient Access To Opioids

August 09, 2018
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says the recent spate of state legislation and policy proposals responding to the opioid crisis are creating barriers to treatment and relief for cancer patients and others with chronic pain. The group, in its annual report on cancer prevention and treatment policies, urges federal and state regulators, including FDA, to take a balanced approach that ensures patients who need pain medication still have access to opioids. ACS CAN on Thursday (Aug...

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