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                                                                                                  DECEMBER 2010


 

SHIFT IN CONGRESS CARRIES IMPLICATIONS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

Mid-term election results suggest opportunities and challenges

The dramatic shift in power on Capitol Hill, with Republicans gaining control of the House of Representatives and reducing the Democratic majority in the Senate, may have a profound impact on the future of cancer research. Read more

 


 

CONGRESS NEARING DECISION ON FY2011 FUNDING

Outcome still uncertain for cancer research funding

With just days left before adjourning for the winter holiday recess, there is still no consensus in Congress about unfinished fiscal year 2011 spending bills. Read more

 


 

VARMUS WARNS OF TOUGH CHOICES AHEAD FOR NCI

Director speaks to National Cancer Advisory Board about NCI programs and federal funding prospects

At the recent meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus assessed the direction of the national cancer research program and notably expressed his grave concerns about the funding outlook for the institute. Read more

 


 

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