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Survivor and Patient Advocacy Program

Hundreds of Advocates Meet with Congress During the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day 

On September 22, the AACR and more than 300 medical research advocacy institutions and organizations partnered to host the fourth annual Rally for Medical R​esearch Hill Day. The Rally Hill Day serves as a strong reminder to Congress of the critical importance of funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Each year, Rally Hill Day participants specifically call upon members of Congress to provide robust, predictable, and sustainable budget increases for the NIH to ensure the health and economic well-being of the nation.

The AACR recently spoke with Maurice Bason and Shaundra L. Hall, that recently participated in the Rally For Medical Research and have participated in the AACR Scientist↔Survivor Program.

Resources and Information

The AACR has a long-standing commitment to fostering partnerships with survivor advocates—and to fulfill its goal of significantly expanding these relationships.

Interested in speaking with people who have walked in your shoes? Search here for an extensive list of cancer support and patient advocacy organizations. Find organized lists of groups dedicated to specific types of cancer, government agencies and research institutes that can provide you with the latest in specific organ site research.

 
Get the answers for the most common questions faced by advocates, patients, and caregivers. Check out the "How To" series to learn about find financial aid, clinical trials, and much more.

 
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