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Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

October 11, 2019
Texas

A new poll says a majority of Texan voters support infusing taxpayer dollars into cancer research and prevention programs here at home, and state leadership are calling on citizens to vote yes on Proposition 6 this November to ensure that work continues uninterrupted.

September 26, 2019
Texas

Texans Fighting Cancer, a broad coalition led by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, implores voters to vote yes for Proposition 6 on the general ballot Nov. 5. Proposition 6 will renew the bonds originally authorized to fund CPRIT, infusing another $3 billion into research and prevention programs working to stop the disease that will claim an estimated 41,000 Texans this year.

September 18, 2019
National

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Subcommittee (LHHS) posted a draft FY 2020 spending bill today that includes a $3 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $5 million increase for cancer registries and a $1 million increase for skin cancer programs, both of which operate at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 11, 2019
Illinois

Senator Dick Durbin received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his longtime dedication to improving public health through public policy.

September 11, 2019
Alaska

Senator Lisa Murkowski received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award on Tuesday, September 10, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

September 9, 2019
National

More than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will be on Capitol Hill this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority

August 16, 2019
Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – August 16, 2019 – Cancer patients, their families and state policymakers are coming together at the State Capitol in Boise on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to decorate Lights of Hope bags that will stay lit overnight, spelling the word HOPE on the steps of the State Capitol

August 1, 2019
District Of Columbia, Maryland

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost during the Lights of HOPE ceremony on September 10th in Washington, D.C. Lights of Hope bags bearing the names of those touched by cancer will line

August 1, 2019
Texas

The 17th edition of the report highlights the areas in which the state can improve polices to reduce suffering and death from cancer, and it highlights the work of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, also known as CPRIT.