Cancer Research Funding Actions

Minnesota

Join us on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 for the 2020 ACS CAN Minnesota Volunteer Training in the Twin Cities area. All Minnesota ACS CAN volunteers are welcome to attend the annual volunteer training. Advocates will learn about our 2020 legislative policy priorities, upcoming volunteer opportunities, and participate...

Mississippi

Join American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Southwest Regional Medical Center on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm for an opportunity to learn more about how you can become involved with policy solutions at the local, state and federal level.

Rhode Island

Gathered with friends, family and community members, your local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the place to come together to honor breast cancer survivors, remember loved ones, and act to end suffering and death from a disease that has already taken too much.

Florida

Tell us how you would like to get involved with Florida ACS CAN.

National

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.

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...

Millions of women are alive today thanks to previous investments in breast cancer research. The facts are clear: Breast cancer research and prevention programs save lives. Despite our progress, more than 41,000 women in the U.S. are projected to die from breast cancer this year alone. Every major breast cancer...

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...

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.

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.