NCI Director Out of Touch with His Agency and with the Major Characteristics of Breast & Prostate Cancer Funding

Out-takes from an Interview in August 2013 with Brian Lamb, a journalist and the founder, executive chairman, and now retired CEO of C-SPAN  which provides coverage of the U,S. Congress as well as other public affairs events and Francis Collins an American physican-genetist who currently is the Director of the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. [...]

Protect the Department of Defense CDMRP Prostate Cancer Research Program (DoD PCRP)

YOUR DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011 On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. H.R. 2219, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Rep. Young (FL) - Appropriations), has been placed on the House calendar for then. As part of H.R. 2219 [...]

Update on Potential DOD Funding for the Prostate Cancer Program

From Anthony Hardie, Madison, Wis. All: I've just gone through the full Defense Committee bill (before yesterday's markup) and the corresponding report language on the various CDMRP programs. The results are below. FY12 Defense Appropriations -- Full Committee Bill (before yesterday's markup): 1. Several programs would not be funded at all: most notably the sort [...]

Seize The Time

Maybe things are poised to bring about some changes in funding for prostate cancer research. President Elect Obama’s administration does offer the potential of increasing funding for prostate cancer research. During the campaign, he made many statements about increasing healthcare. Obama’s maternal grandfather was a prostate cancer survivor and our new Vice-President Elect Biden’s son, [...]

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