AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program Advocates Make Need for Cancer Research Funding Personal on Capitol Hill

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For the first time, the American Association for Cancer Research invited three cancer advocates from the AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program (SSP) to a Hill Day on May 12, hosted by the AACR, the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI), and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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Federally Funded Research Can Power Progress Against Cancer

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Today, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released the results of a national survey on American voter’s opinions about cancer and cancer research funding in conjunction with its fifth annual Cancer Progress Report. The report highlights how federally funded research can power progress against cancer and urges Congress and the administration to prioritize the growth of the budgets of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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