WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 15, 2007 -- Today marks the 31st anniversary of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout®.
President Vetoes Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education Appropriations Bill
Support For Increased Funding For Cancer Research Strong, With Bill Passage in Both the Senate And House of Representatives
"Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle in both the Senate and the House of Representatives affirmed their support for greater government investment in cancer research this week, passing an appropriations bill that includes increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Statement of Daniel E. Smith, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 6, 2007 -- Voters in Oregon and Texas today are considering important ballot initiatives that would accelerate progress in the battle against cancer.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 1, 2007 -- "The decision of Congressional negotiators to pursue funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that exceeds both the House- and Senate-passed funding levels is a major step forward in support of ground-breaking and lifesaving cancer research.
I commend Senators today for putting the lives of 900,000 Americans above the interests of the tobacco industry by voting to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) with a substantial increase in the federal tobacco excise tax.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 25, 2007 -- "Lawmakers today put the lives of 900,000 people above the interests of the tobacco industry by voting to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program with a substantial increase in federal tobacco taxes.
House Narrowly Upholds President's Veto of Children's Health Bill and Tobacco Tax Increase
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 3, 2007 -- "The President today sided with the tobacco industry instead of America’s children with his veto of the bipartisan bill to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).