Cancer Research Funding Press Releases

May 2, 2008

Voter Strongly Support Increasing Federal Funding for Cancer After Years of Freezes and Cuts, According to New Poll

Nearly 7 in 10 voters believe Congress and the White House should boost the federal investment in cancer research and early detection programs following five straight years of frozen or cut funding, and nearly 9 in 10 voters support a dedicated cancer fund within the federal budget to help restore cancer funding to its necessary levels, according to a national poll released today.

January 28, 2008

Cancer Advocates Unite to Watch State of the Union Address

Cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones will join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) tonight to send a message to President Bush and Congress that federal funding for groundbreaking cancer research and lifesaving prevention and early detection programs should be a national priority.