Fight Back Podcast on the 2011 NYS Legislative Session part 2

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Part two of our inteview with the American Cancer Society's Russ Sciandra on all thing Albany and how they effect the cancer fight

Albany, N.Y. (June 28, 2011) – We're back with the second of our two part interview with Russ Sciandra, NYS Director of Advocacy for the American Cancer Society. For this installment we talk to Russ about some major cancer-related issues in Albany that still need to be resolved including tanning and health insurance exchanges. Plus Russ explains why a new law on Oral Chemotherapy is a victory for patients.

 

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