Cancer Advocates For Cancer Patients Hoping They Can Find Available Vaccines Now By Jo Ingles • Mar 16, 2021 Dan Konik Advocates for cancer patients have been pushing for them to be added to the state’s eligibility list. They’re now eligible starting Friday, but they have a new concern now. Change To Insurance Process Could Connect Cancer Patients To Treatment Faster By Andy Chow • Dec 9, 2019 Andy Chow Ohio lawmakers are proposing a bill that would eliminate an insurance provision known as "step therapy" for people diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. "Cure Bill" Aims To Bolster Scientific Breakthroughs With State Reward Money By Andy Chow • Sep 13, 2017 Andy Chow A state lawmaker is confident that a newly proposed program in Ohio could lead to curing major diseases worldwide. The system offers a different incentive than what currently exists. Change Expands Access To Breast, Cervical Cancer Screenings By Andy Chow • Jul 11, 2017 zlikovec/Shutterstock Lawmakers and health care providers are praising a change in Ohio law that expands access to breast and cervical cancer screenings to hundreds of thousands of people. Major Cancer Group Not Happy With Latest Budget Plan By Jo Ingles • Apr 27, 2017 Phonrat/Shutterstock.com The Ohio House stripped the 65-cents per pack tobacco tax proposed by Gov. John Kasich as well as the plans that would match other forms of tobacco to tax levels that equal cigarettes.