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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 […]

ICYMI: September 18, 2015

Feature Story Tracing the Changes in Cancer Prevention Research FRIDAY, September 11, 2015 (USA Today) — The federal government plays an essential role in funding medical research in the United States, primarily through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With a current budget of $29.9 billion, funding levels at NIH have been stagnant since 2003 (and […]