On August 29, 2022, the California Assembly voted to advance the California Cancer Care Equity Act (SB 987). The Cancer Care Is Different coalition issued the following statement:
”The Cancer Care Is Different Coalition thanks the members of the California Assembly for voting to advance the California Cancer Care Equity Act (SB 987). Patients in California, particularly those from underserved communities, will undoubtedly see better outcomes in cancer care with expanded access to life-saving treatments, expert medical counsel and innovative clinical trials.
“With the momentum of the Assembly’s approval, we now urge the Senate to swiftly concur with the bill and send it to the governor’s desk for his signature.”