Cancer Research Funding Actions

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...


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...

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.


We appreciate the big things, the small things and all the things in between that you do in the fight against cancer. Whether you are contacting your elected officials by email or phone or meeting with them in person, participating in events or sharing information with friends - we thank...


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.


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.


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...

Join us and tell Congress to reject the White House's proposed cuts for medical research and prevention funding.