Events / News

November 2018

Congress Appropriation to NIH and NCI for FY 2019
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National Cancer Institute Budget Recommendation for FY 2020
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American Cancer Society - Cancer Facts & Figures 2018
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National Cancer Institute Budget Recommendation for FY 2019
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February 2017

American Cancer Society - Cancer Facts & Figures 2017
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December 13, 2016

21st Century Cures Act
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July 1, 2016

National Cancer Moonshot Initiative
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The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2017
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October 30, 2015

National Cancer Insitute FY 2017 Annual Plan & Budget Proposal
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February 1, 2015

American Cancer Society Cancer Facts and Figures 2015
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January 30, 2015

Precision Medicine Initiative
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January 26, 2015

Accelerating Biomedical Research Act Introduced
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December 4, 2015

National Cancer Institute FY 2016 Plan and Budget Request
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February 1, 2014

ACS Cancer Facts and Figures 2014
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January 16, 2013

ACS Cancer Facts and Figures 2013
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January 7, 2013

NCI Report to the Nation on Status of Cancer
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January 2, 2013

NCI ByPass Budget FY2013
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August 20, 2012

AACR Cancer Progress Report 2012
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April 3, 2012

NCI Report: Senate Appropriations Hearing Highlights NCI's Provocative Questions Project
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July 27, 2011

NCI Director Harold Varmus Reviews First Year
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July 14, 2011

OVAC Urges Cancer Funding
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January 10, 2011

Cancer Research Funding Emphasis
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How You Can Help

Advocate.

You can help win the War on Cancer by actively advocating increased research and accelerated discovery of better ways to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure cancer.

Join with others.

We recommend as a good starting point that you contact the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, www.acscan.org/. It is a leading advocacy organization dedicated to winning the War on Cancer. As an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer you can join with it and others to more effectively express your concern about the status of federal funding for cancer research, education, prevention and treatment in America today.

There are numerous other cancer advocacy organizations and research institutions that have similar goals, many of which concentrate on a particular form of cancer or area of cancer research. A number of those organizations are members with us in One Voice Against Cancer, which is a collaborative group of organizations representing millions of Americans in the national effort to cure cancer. You can find names of those other organizations at www.ovaconline.org

Contact your elected officials.

If you support our proposals for legislation and programs to fight cancer with all available means and resources, please write to your federal and state government elected officials and urge them to enact new laws and provide all essential funding to find a cure of cancer at the earliest possible time.

Write to the media.

You can also make your views about conquering cancer heard by writing letters and sending your ideas and proposals to your newspaper or to other media where it will be published for others to read, obtain information on the urgent need for more cancer research, and possibly be inspired to get more actively involved themselves on the subject.

If you have questions about advocating to win the War on Cancer and supporting cancer research, contact us at any time.