Cancer research is not a theoretical scientific concept. It’s a lifesaving reality.
Cancer breakthroughs, including some from research facilities in Washington, are saving lives, but this doesn’t happen overnight. It takes visionary leadership, concerted effort and consistent funding. The federal government is the source with the most capacity for funding. That’s why the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) have joined together in an unprecedented effort to boost the nation’s investment in lifesaving cancer research.
We are asking Congress to increase medical research funding at the National Institutes of Health by $6 …