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Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

October 11, 2018
New Hampshire

At the end of September, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district gathered in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates urged Congress to take steps

October 10, 2018
Connecticut

"Also in attendance was Adam Clemens from Glastonbury, who became an ACS CAN advocate over a decade ago in honor of his mother, who he lost to breast cancer. Clemens met with Connecticut's Congressional delegation to ask for support in three key areas in the cancer fight. They discussed the

October 5, 2018
National

By an overwhelming bipartisan vote, Congress approved a major increase in funding for cancer and medical research. The FY19 federal budget includes an additional $2 billion for research at the National Institutes of Health. ACS CAN volunteers played a critical role in securing this funding increase. Throughout this year, volunteers

October 5, 2018
Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. – (Oct. 5, 2018) – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for Tennessee’s United States Senate seat stand on three important federal policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment. “We want voters to

October 4, 2018
District Of Columbia

Thank you to all of the panel speakers at the One Voice Against Cancer Hill Briefing- "On the Horizon- Opportunities and Challenges in Cancer Research". Speakers included Brittany Avin (left), ACS CAN Maryland Ambassador Lead, the Childhood Cancer Survivor, Ph.D. Candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Jason Luke

October 4, 2018
Maryland

Thank you to all of the panel speakers at the One Voice Against Cancer Hill Briefing- "On the Horizon- Opportunities and Challenges in Cancer Research". Speakers included Brittany Avin (left), ACS CAN Maryland Ambassador Lead, the Childhood Cancer Survivor, Ph.D. Candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Jason Luke

October 2, 2018
Rhode Island

Ethan Hartley from the Warwick Beacon interviews ACS CAN volunteer Ethel Ricci about her Leadership Summit & Lobby day journey.

September 26, 2018
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a combined Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) bill that includes a $2 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a total of $6.1 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

September 24, 2018
Michigan

Olivet, Mich. – September 24, 2018 – CJ Heisler was awarded ACT! Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional