From funding research grants to minimizing the barriers to clinical trials, the decisions made in Washington, D.C., directly influence the rate of progress in the war against cancer.
To provide policymakers and staff with quick access to information, we have compiled helpful facts, background materials, and other resources about cancer research, cancer policy issues and AACR initiatives. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if we can be of any assistance.
The AACR and its members are dedicated to finding new and better ways to prevent and cure the more than 200 diseases we call cancer. With your help, we will get there.
Transforming Patient Care Through Innovation
This landmark report has been designed as a comprehensive informational tool that illustrates the astounding return on investment in cancer and biomedical research supported through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and provides a summary of the scientific breakthroughs that promise to revolutionize the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer.
We invite you to read through this document, share it with your colleagues and constituents, post the report on your website and use social media to link to it.
This publication is produced each month to empower readers with the most current, objective and relevant information to help bridge cancer research, cancer policy, and the political process.
View the August 2012 Edition of the AACR Cancer Policy Monitor.
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