Blog posts matching "Cancer Research Funding"
April 25, 2017
Investment in research has led to advances in detection and treatment of cancer that are leading to earlier and more accurate diagnoses and more targeted treatments. Guest Blogger Joydeep Goswami explores these advances and stresses the importance of broad access to the latest diagnostic tools and resulting treatments.
October 28, 2016
Running a marathon is not an easy task. It requires stamina, discipline and determination. It is mentally and physically exhausting and it’s something 74-year-old cancer survivor Don Wright is about to do for the 100th time next month in Philadelphia.
October 10, 2016
I’m honored to have Merck Chairman and CEO Ken Frazier contribute his voice to the blog. Ken is a visionary leader who shares ACS CAN’s unshakable commitment to making cancer a national priority.
October 6, 2016
After several busy and exciting days, our annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day came to a close with a keynote speech by award-winning actor Hill Harper.
September 29, 2016
As members of Congress wrap up their work this week and head back home to campaign, they would be wise to note the results of a new ACS CAN poll of voters’ attitudes about cancer research funding.
September 13, 2016
Nearly 700 cancer advocates got a pep talk from three great Division I NCAA basketball coaches as the group prepared to head to Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
September 12, 2016
This week marks one of my favorite times of year: ACS CAN’s annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Guam are in Washington, D.C. to ask their Members of Congress to make cancer a top priority.
July 8, 2016
The National Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, D.C., in June presented a historic opportunity for the top minds in science, medicine, patient advocacy and business to come together and start the serious work of accelerating progress in the fight against cancer.
June 7, 2016
Osteosarcoma survivor Ian Lock and his mom, Kay take us on their journey from Ian's five-year post-treatment appointment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Capitol Hill, where they joined childhood cancer advocates from across the country for the 2016 Childhood Cancer Action Day.
February 8, 2016
We invited Raha Assadi-Lamouki to share her story the same story she shared with the vice president - and tell us what the Moonshot initiative means to her and her family.