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Cancer Research Funding

Fighting Cancer With Smart Funding

Sir David Lane, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science
Sir David Lane, Ph.D.

If funded sufficiently and in the right way -- long-term, with a minimum of red tape -- cancer researchers can be freed up to do more science and thus, perhaps, generate more lifesaving interventions.

Cancer Advocates Are Waiting on the Tarmac

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Deborah J. Cornwall

Congress' decision to modify the sequester for the FAA air traffic controllers while ignoring the plight of cancer-affected families was inexcusable. Yet in a perverse way, Congress may have done cancer fighters a favor, giving us a vivid image on which to focus: full airplanes waiting in line to take off.

The Politics of Cancer

Mike Smith | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Mike Smith

Dr. Harold Varmus, Nobel laureate, spoke against specific legislation aimed at pancreatic research at the National Press Club this week.

Week 1 of the Great Lung Run

Kelcey Harrison | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelcey Harrison

We are one week into this adventure, and it is time for updates! I am still running across the country to raise money and awareness for lung cancer. I am taking on this challenge in honor of a dear childhood friend, Jill Costello, who lost her battle with lung cancer at just 22.

I'm The Chick Running From New York To San Francisco

Kelcey Harrison | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelcey Harrison

I'm just your average 24-year-old who grew up in San Francisco, went to Harvard University, and moved to New York soon after college... And now I'm running across the country, 30 miles a day, to raise money and awareness for lung cancer.

Cancer Research Should Be a National Priority

Sierra Alef-Defoe | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen
Sierra Alef-Defoe

Our nation needs to take a united stand against our common enemy. We must not let cancer remain the second-leading cause of death when we have the opportunity to fight it.