Senate Stimulus Bill Mixed Bag For Cancer Patients
Cancer Research Funding Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- January 15, 2009 -- The House of Representatives today unveiled its version of the long-awaited economic stimulus package.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 12, 2008 -- “On behalf of patients, survivors and their loved ones across the country, we are enormously encouraged by the work being done by key members of Congress to move health care reform forward as a top priority for the 111th Congress.
The cancer community is applauding a proposal to add $1.2 billion for cancer research for this fiscal year, a move that if enacted would begin to restore necessary funding that for five years running has failed to keep up with the growing cost of medical research.
Millions of Americans touched by cancer can celebrate the House passage late last night of a supplemental appropriations bill that includes additional funding for cancer research. Representatives approved $150 million in additional funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an effort that will stem years of frozen and cut funding for cancer research.
Millions of Americans touched by cancer can celebrate the Senate’s overwhelming passage today of a supplemental appropriations bill that includes additional funding for cancer research.
Senate HELP Committee Hearing on Cancer Challenges and Opportunities Positive Indication of Newfound Government Commitment
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- May 8, 2008 -- “On behalf of the millions of cancer patients, survivors and their families, we commend Senator Kennedy for the work he, his committee and Senator Hutchison are doing to reinvigorate the federal commitment to defeating cancer.