Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

November 13, 2023

The House Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill is scheduled to be considered by the House Rules Committee today.

November 7, 2023

The Senate confirmed Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, as the new director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today.

October 19, 2023

New findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) show that regional trial eligibility screening holds the promise of substantially increasing the number of patients who are found eligible to enroll in cancer clinical trials.

October 17, 2023

Couldn't make it to this year's Research and Innovation Forum? Here is the recording of the October 17 event. The agenda for the event included: WELCOMING REMARKS RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH PANEL Moderator: Elizabeth Emerson, Vice President, Public Affairs, Goff Public Monica Buchanan, Ph.D.,

September 21, 2023

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – Cancer survivors and patients from Las Vegas and Reno represented Nevada in Washington, D.C. Tuesday as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Tammy Moyle, Deidra Hamilton, Patti Kellerhouse, Jennifer Johnson, Sean McCoy, and Alphonso Gibbs joined more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the United States to meet with and urge lawmakers to prioritize cancer care and prevention.

September 20, 2023

United States Representative Tom Cole 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 significant contribution in the fight against cancer to increase research funding.

September 18, 2023

As Congress works to determine 2024 priorities before the budget deadline at the end of the month, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico, and nearly every congressional district, will be on Capitol Hill this week to make clear to members of Congress that cancer must be a national priority.

July 27, 2023

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Labor Health and Human Services advanced legislation today that increases spending levels for federal cancer research funding, continuing our nation’s bipartisan investment in the space.

June 30, 2023
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – JUNE 30, 2023 – This afternoon, the New Jersey Legislature passed the 2023-24 budget—the contents of which are a mixed bag in the fight against cancer. The budget now awaits Governor Murphy’s approval. While the state made sound investments in cancer screening and research, they missed an