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Power. Progress. Prevention. March 24, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter March 24, 2017 American Health Care Act After failing to secure the needed votes for the American Health Care Act, House Republicans today withdrew the bill from consideration. In the end, the changes this bill would have made to the Affordable Care Act by eliminating the Prevention and […]

A cause everyone can get behind—increasing funding for medical research

On September 22, the Prevent Cancer Foundation joined more than 100 organizations in the Rally for Medical Research. This annual event brings together advocates, patients, researchers and doctors to tell our lawmakers to support increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Medical research leads to lifesaving breakthroughs—that means helping our loved ones reduce […]

Markup scheduled tomorrow morning for House Appropriations Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee Budget

In advance of markup, the House Appropriations Committee today released a draft of the bill. The draft bill would give $33.3 billion for National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $1.25 billion (3.9 percent) increase from the current level. The National Cancer Institute would receive $5.3 billion, an increase of $124 million (2.4 percent) from last […]