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Advocacy - Partnerships

Patients Equal Access Coalition (PEAC)
PEAC is a patient focused coalition of organizations representing patients, health care professionals, care centers, and industry collaboratively joined together to ensure that cancer patients have equality of access (and equality of insurance coverage) to all approved anticancer regimens including, but not limited to oral and intravenous drugs, injections, surgery, radiation, transplantation, etc.

Cancer Leadership Council
The Cancer Leadership Council (CLC) is a patient-centered forum of national advocacy organizations addressing public policy issues in cancer. The CLC consists of 33 cancer patient organizations, professional societies, and research organizations.

One Voice Against Cancer
OVAC is a collaboration of national non-profit organizations representing millions of Americans, delivers a unified message to Congress and the White House on the need for increased cancer-related appropriations at National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
NORD is a federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.

Alliance for a Stronger FDA
The Alliance for a Stronger FDA is a coalition of groups committed to assuring that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the FDA) has sufficient resources to protect patients and consumers.

National Coalition for Cancer Research (NCCR)
The National Coalition for Cancer Research (NCCR) is a non-profit coalition of national organizations dedicated to the eradication of cancer through vigorous Federal and privately-supported research. The Coalition includes 26 organizations involved in cancer research, care, and advocacy. They collectively determine the priorities for national legislative advocacy positions and direct appeals for support for cancer research and quality patient care from the budgets of Federal agencies including the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute for Nursing Research, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Deadliest Cancers Coalition
The Deadliest Cancers Coalition is made up of patient advocacy organizations that represent cancers that have five-year relative survival rates under 50 percent. The coalition's efforts are centered around addressing policy issues that will impact those suffering from these cancers, such as access to treatment and research fundings.

Regulatory Education and Action for Patients
REAP works to ensure that the voices of all its 61 members are heard and considered in policy development and that those policies maximize access to care while minimizing unintended consequences of those enacted policies.