Cancer Research Funding Actions


Cancer Votes, the nation’s leading electoral program to make fighting cancer a state and national priority, is coming to your Tennessee community. But we need your help.


Federal funding has played a role in virtually every major advancement in the fight against cancer. That's why the research undertaken by the NIH and NCI is so important in our fight against this deadly disease.


The STAR Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives and is on its way to the President for his signature. This new law is a monumental step toward helping prevent, treat and cure childhood cancer. Take action to thank your lawmakers who voted for the bill.


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.


Your Cancer Story. It's what distinguishes you from a statistic or a policy. It's what puts a human face on a disease that impacts millions of Americans every year. Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies. What they need most are stories about people - real people in...


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...


A new budget proposal would stifle the incredible progress we're making in defeating cancer. Sign our petition opposing these devastating cuts.