Cancer Research Funding Actions


With more cancer research funding, Congress can help save more lives. Every major cancer breakthrough in the past 50 years can be traced back to federally funded research. More funding for cancer research means new lifesaving treatments, new ways to prevent the disease, and more lives saved.


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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.

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

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

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Research Breakfast is a premiere event that brings together more than 225 leaders from the business, education, government and research communities. This virtual event will be held on November 13, 2020 from 12 PM – 1:30 PM. This year's event will feature a panel of experts to...

Millions of cancer patients and survivors are alive today thanks to previous investments in cancer research. The facts are clear: Cancer research saves lives. Despite our progress, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. are projected to die from cancer this year alone. Every major cancer breakthrough in the past...