American Association for Cancer Research

AACR CANCER POLICY MONITOR

CPM

                                                                                                  FEBRUARY 2010


WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES TO INCREASE NIH BUDGET BY $1 BILLION

FY2011 budget proposal emphasizes cancer research

President Obama recently recommended that Congress boost funding for biomedical research by $1 billion in fiscal year 2011, with special emphasis on funding "bold and innovative" cancer research. Read more


CONNECTING THE BENCH TO THE BELTWAY

A conversation with Dr. William S. Dalton, CEO and Director of the Moffitt Cancer Center

The AACR Cancer Policy Monitor recently had the opportunity to speak with William S. Dalton, Ph.D., M.D., to gain his insight about cancer research policy. Dr. Dalton has been involved in cancer research for more than two decades and his research interests include the areas of drug resistance and new drug discovery. He also serves as the chair of the AACR Science Policy and Legislative Affairs Committee. Read more


PROSPECTS FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM UNCLEAR

Congressional leaders reevaluate strategy for passing a final bill

The momentum in Congress for passing comprehensive health care reform slowed in mid-January after Senate Democrats were suddenly deprived of the 60-vote majority needed to send a final bill to the president. Read more


 

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