AACR Speaks Out on Proposed Cuts to Medical Research Funding

The American Association for Cancer Research was shocked last week to learn that the Trump administration has proposed to cut $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget in fiscal year 2018. We are working very hard to ensure that these proposed cuts to the NIH never happen.

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A Day on Capitol Hill

The AACR is a founder and organizing partner of the Rally for Medical Research, which took place for the fourth consecutive year on September 22, bringing representatives of 300 organizations together in Washington, D.C., to advocate for continued funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Federally Funded Research Can Power Progress Against Cancer

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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Progress Against Cancer: An Ongoing Goal That Needs Increased Federal Investment

Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, immediate past-president of the AACR.

In follow up to the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2014, AACR President Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, discusses our continuing progress against cancer, including recent FDA decisions that provide patients with new options for cancer prevention and treatment, and the continuing need for federal investment in biomedical research.

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Video: The Importance of Cancer Research

In this video, some of the best minds in cancer research discuss the need for cancer research and cancer research funding, and explain how all of us can contribute to progress against this terrible disease.

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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2014: Transforming Lives Through Research

Cancer Progress Report 2014 Cover

Today we released the fourth annual AACR Cancer Progress Report. I am thrilled at the level of interest already shown by members of the media who participated this morning in …

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