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Medical research labs pinched by falling federal funding

Posted by Samantha Powell on September 21st, 2014 |

Pittsburgh biomedical research labs that study cancer and other diseases are getting pinched as hundreds of millions of federal dollars become harder to secure. Dr. Nancy Davidson, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, recently learned that National Institutes of Health funding for specialized research centers in lung and skin cancers will drop by… Read More

Cancer Progress Threatened by Budget Cuts in Congress, Group Says

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 10th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Cancer Progress Threatened by Budget Cuts in Congress, Group Says Date:  12/10/13 Outlet Full Name:  NBC News Author:  Maggie Fox http://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer-care-progress-threatened-congress-budget-cuts-group-says-2D11718659 Nine new cancer drugs approved in just one year. A speedy new process for approving drugs that gets breakthrough treatments to cancer patients faster. New research that shows a cheap household product… Read More

More Money Won’t Win the War on Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 28th, 2013 |

News Headline: More Money Won’t Win the War on Cancer Date: 8/28/13 Outlet Full Name: The Atlantic Author Name: Jacoba Urist http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/08/more-money-won-t-win-the-war-on-cancer/279100/ Forty-two years after President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act and declared the “war on cancer,” it’s virtually impossible to separate cancer from money—walks, bike rides and pink ribbons entice people to donate… Read More

Statement from Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on President Obama’s FY14 Budget Proposal

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 10th, 2013 | No comments

Statement from Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on President Obama’s FY14 Budget Proposal The president’s FY14 budget proposal offers a lifeline for medical research to replace sequestration’s damaging footprints. The budget includes $31.3 billion for the National Institutes of Health, as well as increases for the Food and Drug Administration and National Science Foundation…. Read More