Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

July 20, 2017

The House Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Committee marked up its FY 2018 spending bill today including a $1.1 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a $82 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

July 17, 2017

Sacramento, CA – The voices of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are making a difference at the Capitol as evidenced by the critically-important cancer-fighting policies that passed the Legislature in 2016. The advocacy affiliate for the American Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),

June 26, 2017

Virginia's leaders in cancer research spoke at the 2017 ACS CAN Virginia Cancer Research Breakfast on June 22 in Charlottesville!

June 21, 2017

Louisiana saw two extraordinary sessions to accompany it's 2017 Regular Session. Volunteers from across the state came together for ACS CAN Louisiana's Day at the Capitol event to ensure that cancer would be made a state priority.

June 10, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas – With his signature, Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday helped ensure the state would continue leading the fight against cancer and that new life-saving treatments would be available to tens of thousands of Texans fighting this deadly disease. Senate Bill 81 extends the sunset review date by two

June 9, 2017

This study found that 90 percent of those surveyed overwhelmingly believed in the importance of cancer research.

June 2, 2017

Wisconsin volunteer, Kathi Hansen, writes a letter to the Green Bay Press Gazette about critical policy supporting health care and cancer research.

June 1, 2017

Letter in the New Haven Register by ACS CAN volunteer Dave "Coach" Koch thanking Congresswoman DeLauro for her support of cancer research funding. Read Full Article