Earlier this year, the White House budget proposal suggested a drastic cut of nearly 20 percent to cancer research funding. As a cancer patient, I believe not only that this is wrong, but that we should be increasing funding instead.
ACS CAN's National Lobby Day on the Hill
On Septmeber 12, 2017 ACS CAN Lead Ambassadors were in Washington, DC to urge Congresswoman Holmes-Norton to assist us with three key issues:
1. Increase Cancer Research Funding for prevention, early detection and treatment.
2. Pass the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
3. Remove the barriers for colorectal cancer screening for Medicare Patients.
Interested in how you can get involved with these issues? If so, contact s[email protected]
To learn more about these issues visit the main page for ACS CAN by clickiing on the "public policy" tab above.