Advocate for Federal Research Funding
Increasing pancreatic cancer survival depends on discoveries in research.
Why it Matters
The only way to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020 – and go far beyond – is through advancements in research. But 80 percent of all pancreatic cancer research funding comes from the federal government, which means that we need Congress on our side. Who influences Congress? You do!
We Need You!
You speak. Congress listens. Progress happens.
You play a big role in urging Congress to increase pancreatic cancer research funding. Last year, thanks to our volunteers, we secured the largest National Institutes of Health funding increase in 10 years and we got a bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that, if passed in the Senate, will lead to more funding. The Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act is proof!
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Federal Research Funding Achievements
Our advocates asked, and Congress delivered. Take a look at these wins:
Join Our Advocacy Event of the Year
Advocacy Day is unforgettable, with hundreds gathering to urge their congressional leaders to increase federal funding for pancreatic cancer. Survivors, researchers, health professionals and volunteers from every state turn Capitol Hill purple in a powerful show of support that gets results.Learn More
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Reach Out to Congress on Social Media
Find your Representatives and Senators on Facebook and Twitter.
I was impacted by #pancreaticcancer when [add one line here about your connection to the disease.] That’s why pancreatic cancer research funding is so important to me. We need you to #WageHope by increasing federal funding for the NCI.Share
@[insert member of Congress’ Twitter handle] please #WageHope by increasing federal funding for @theNCI.Tweet