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                                                                                                  MARCH 2011


AACR EVENT BRINGS U.S. SURGEON GENERAL TO CAPITOL HILL

Surgeon general, AACR leaders urge increased investment in research to tackle tobacco epidemic

Stemming the global tide of tobacco-related death and suffering and promoting public health will require an intensification of tobacco control efforts and further research to better understand initiation, addiction and the countless harmful effects of tobacco, emphasized U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, along with other research experts, at a March 1 Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the AACR. Read more

 


 

COMPROMISE ON FY2011 FUNDING REMAINS ELUSIVE

Congress clears another short-term stopgap spending measure

Partisan deadlock over FY2011 spending priorities and a looming government shutdown obliged Congress to approve yet another short-term spending measure that will keep the federal government running through March 18. Read more

 


 

 

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