Further Investment is Critical to Sustain Past Progress and Spur Future Innovation
Cancer Research Funding Press Releases
Members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services showed their support for increased funding for cancer research and prevention programs despite a tough economic environment with a vote tonight to pass the FY 2011 spending bill.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers join more than 100 advocates from across the country for ‘One Voice Against Cancer’ Lobby Day
Washington, D.C. – May 17, 2010 – “The cancer community applauds President Obama’s nomination of Dr. Harold Varmus as director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Varmus’ scientific leadership and experience would be an enormous asset for our national cancer research program.
WASHINGTON – May 5, 2010 – As the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) prepares to hold a hearing today on national medical research priorities, families affected by cancer are calling on their elected officials to sustain the current level of support for
WASHINGTON – April 28, 2010 – With the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) holding a hearing today to focus on national medical research priorities, families affected by cancer are calling on their elected officials to sustain the current level of support
WASHINGTON – February 2, 2010 – The White House budget proposal released yesterday underscores the President’s continued commitment to increased investment in cancer research, but it underfunds prevention, cancer screening programs and tobacco control programs that fell victim to a tough budget e
Washington, DC -- January 28, 2010 -- The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is warning President Obama that a freeze in federal funding for medical research could jeopardize progress against cancer, which is diagnosed in an estimated 1.4 million people and kills an estimated
WASHINGTON – December 13, 2009 – “The Senate today showed a renewed commitment to defeating cancer, passing an FY 2010 domestic appropriations bill that includes long overdue increases for cancer prevention services and helps to sustain critical research funding levels.