Cancer Research Funding Actions

National

If passed, the proposed cuts to NIH and NCI funding would squander years of renewed momentum and progress in advancing discovery in cancer and other chronic diseases. These investments have long enjoyed strong bipartisan support and have led to incredible understanding of how to detect, diagnose and treat cancer that...

Louisiana

Please mark your calendars for our annual ACS CAN Louisiana Day at the Capitol event taking place on Thursday, May 9th . Our event will feature an in-depth look at our advocacy agenda for the year, a training on how to speak to lawmakers, and free lunch. Volunteers will have...

Oklahoma

Monday, April 15, 2019 9 am - 3 pm Oklahoma State Capitol Room 112 Join us and others from all over the state as we work to make cancer a priority. For questions, please contact Paula Warlick at: [email protected] or 918.477.5410

Arizona

Cancer research saves lives. It is the engine behind the ongoing progress in the fight against cancer, offering hope for better treatment, prevention and early detection, and improved quality of life. Yet, funding for cancer research has dropped over the last decade, when adjusting for inflation.

New Jersey

Let our state’s candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives know that federal funding for cancer research need to be a priority.

Texas

Texas is the second-largest funder of cancer research in the nation, thanks to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Without action from Texas state lawmakers, however, funding for this program is at risk.

Idaho

Would you like to become a volunteer advocate for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network?

Ask Congress to reject any cuts and support increased funding for cancer and medical research.

Oklahoma

Save the Date for Monday, April 16, 2018. Event begins at 9:30 am Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown Medical Center 741 North Phillips Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73104 Join other cancer advocates at the Oklahoma State Capitol as we make cancer a legislative priority. ACS CAN will be working to...