Oct. 14, 2022

Early Screenings for Early Diagnosis

Early Screenings for Early Diagnosis

Data shows more and more young people are being diagnosed with colon cancer.  How do we get more screening appointments on the books to keep people healthy?

Learn how a new campaign is changing public opinion around colonoscopies to cut through taboos and prevent cancer before it can even develop. All with a little help from actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. 

Plus, hear about a new report that brings patient stories to the forefront of the conversation around pharmacy benefit managers.

Finally, listen in to learn about Jenna Ziegler’s journey as a patient advocate for primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare disease, and new legislation that could improve patient access.


Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent 


Brooks Bell, Founder of Lead From Behind

Jenna Ziegler, Patient Advocate and author of the Comical Colon Blog


Pulling Back the Curtain on PBMs

Lead from behind

The Access to Rare Indications Act

Support the Access to Rare Indications Act here!

Medicare’s cuts to home health are a step in the wrong direction

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