American Association for Cancer Research

AACR CANCER POLICY MONITOR

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                                                                                                    APRIL 2010


AACR RELEASES NEW STATEMENT ON TOBACCO & CANCER

The AACR calls for a renewed and concerted effort to combat the global tobacco epidemic

Citing indisputable evidence about the dangers of tobacco use, the AACR today issued an urgent call for immediate action to stem the global tide of tobacco-related death and suffering and to improve public health. Read more

 


RESEARCH FUNDING, HEALTH REFORM & TOBACCO TO BE FEATURED TOPICS AT AACR ANNUAL MEETING

Sessions will feature expert insight and analysis connecting federal policies to cancer research

Please join us in Washington, D.C., at the AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010 to hear expert insight and analysis about the implications of federal policies on cancer research. Read more

 



WHAT HEALTH CARE REFORM MEANS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

New law will remove barriers and expand opportunities for cancer researchers

Standing before a room of exuberant Democratic lawmakers and other key supporters, President Obama signed a comprehensive health care overhaul into law last month. Read more

 


 

HOUSE PANEL EXPLORES STATE OF NCI-SUPPORTED CANCER RESEARCH

Cancer research community offers insight about progress and challenges

The research priorities of the national cancer program were under examination during a recent hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, entitled "NCI Cancer Research: Today's Progress; Tomorrow's Challenges." Read more

 


 

CONGRESS TO STEP UP WORK ON FY2011 BUDGET

Research community must send strong message to lawmakers about making cancer research a priority

With the all-consuming debate over health care reform behind them, Congress is now expected to shift its sights to setting spending priorities for fiscal year 2011. Read more

 


 

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