Cancer Research Funding Actions


OVERVIEW: This annual event explores the barriers to equitable clinical trials in Texas, including some policy strategies to address these challenges. DATE: November 9th, 2021 TIME: 12:00pm - 1:30pm central LOCATION: VIRTUAL


Dear Lawmaker: Millions of cancer patients and survivors are alive today thanks to previous investments in cancer research. We cannot lose progress in the fight against cancer! The facts are clear: Cancer research saves lives. Despite our progress, more than 600,000 people are expected to die of cancer in 2021...


Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as we host our 7th Annual Montana Policy Forum on Wednesday, November 3rd at 10a. This virtual event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss emerging oncology and health care policy...


All those wishing to attend must register prior to the October 27 event.


Tell us the feedback you are getting from lawmakers and their staff. This will help us have a more effective strategy going forward.


I want to join the fight to save more lives from cancer. Even in a pandemic, cancer doesn't stop. An estimated 1.8 million people in the U.S. were diagnosed with cancer in 2020. Every major breakthrough in the fight against cancer has involved federal research funding, and we need more breakthroughs.

Ask Congress to provide funding to restart cancer clinical trials that were halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Congress negotiates a final budget for the coming year, it's critical that they make fighting cancer a top priority.