Cancer Prevention Press Releases

July 20, 2017

House Committee Votes to Boost Medical Research Funding

The House Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Committee marked up its FY 2018 spending bill today including a $1.1 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $82 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

October 21, 2015

Vice President Biden Calls for End to Cancer

Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), issued the following statement today following remarks from Vice President Joe Biden about the need for a “national commitment to end cancer.”