Cancer Research Funding Actions


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.


Share your One Degree — someone you know who's had cancer — and we'll assemble them all in a massive petition asking Congress to complete a $1 billion increase in cancer research funding.

New Jersey

Tell Congress to provide a billion dollars in funding for researchers and scientists to discover more breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of cancers.

Every election presents us with an opportunity to educate candidates and the public about the important role our government and its elected officials play in the fight against cancer. What better way to do that than through your story?