Cancer Research Funding Actions

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...

South Dakota

This year’s event will focus on the state of cancer prevention during COVID-19 and opportunities for increased investment for cancer screenings in South Dakota. We invite you and your organization to join us in the fight against cancer by attending the virtual ACS CAN South Dakota Policy Forum. Please enter...

New Jersey

Send Governor Murphy a message asking him to preserve funding in the budget for both the Cancer Education and Early Detection Screening Program and the State Commission on Cancer Research, and to support a $1.65 per pack cigarette tax increase with additional funding dedicated to New Jersey's tobacco control program. These programs provide lifesaving, cost-saving and innovative services to New Jerseyans in need.


The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host its 7th Annual South Florida Policy Forum on Improving Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies virtually on Friday, November 20th . This event is particularly timely in light of COVID-19 which has had a dramatic impact on clinical trials. This premiere...

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...


Registration for this event has now closed. You can still register at the event. Follow this link at 12:00 pm ET on Friday, September 25 to join us for our event:


The president's proposed budget calls for major cuts in cancer research funding. Take action now to help stop these drastic cuts.


Millions of cancer patients and survivors are alive today thanks to previous investments in cancer research. Ask the Senate to support a strong increase in funding for cancer research and lifesaving cancer prevention programs.


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