Cancer Research Funding Actions

Mississippi

October 2, 2019, 11:30 AM Old Capitol Inn 226 North State Street, Jackson, MS

Florida

Tell us how you would like to get involved with Florida ACS CAN.

National

Millions of cancer patients and survivors are alive today thanks to previous investments in cancer research. Ask the Senate to support a strong increase in funding for cancer research and lifesaving cancer prevention programs.

Millions of women are alive today thanks to previous investments in breast cancer research. The facts are clear: Breast cancer research and prevention programs save lives. Despite our progress, more than 41,000 women in the U.S. are projected to die from breast cancer this year alone. Every major breast cancer...

Millions of cancer patients and survivors are alive today thanks to previous investments in cancer research. The facts are clear: Cancer research saves lives. Despite our progress, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. are projected to die from cancer this year alone. Every major cancer breakthrough in the past...

Delaware,New Jersey,Pennsylvania

On November 13, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host our annual policy forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight the Future of Cancer Care. The event will include key stakeholders in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania from...

National

If passed, the proposed cuts to NIH and NCI funding would squander years of renewed momentum and progress in advancing discovery in cancer and other chronic diseases. These investments have long enjoyed strong bipartisan support and have led to incredible understanding of how to detect, diagnose and treat cancer that...

Oklahoma

Monday, April 15, 2019 9 am - 3 pm Oklahoma State Capitol Room 112 Join us and others from all over the state as we work to make cancer a priority. For questions, please contact Paula Warlick at: paula.warlick@cancer.org or 918.477.5410

Arizona

Cancer research saves lives. It is the engine behind the ongoing progress in the fight against cancer, offering hope for better treatment, prevention and early detection, and improved quality of life. Yet, funding for cancer research has dropped over the last decade, when adjusting for inflation.

New Jersey

Let our state’s candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives know that federal funding for cancer research need to be a priority.