Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act
We led the advocacy efforts to pass this critical law in 2012, which creates a scientific framework for pancreatic cancer, focuses national attention on the disease and funds research projects.
Why it Matters
Passage of this legislation, which calls on the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop scientific frameworks for cancers with five-year survival rates under 50 percent, was a big win in helping accelerate progress in pancreatic cancer research. The NCI has released a framework for pancreatic adenocarcinoma and has awarded new research grants as a result of the law. We are continuing our push to ensure that the goals of this legislation continue to be advanced, and increasing federal funding for the NCI is an important part of this strategy.
Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act Results
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The Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act was passed in large part because people like you took action and created the momentum needed for Congress to act. Be heard.
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