I have been writing about the dire need for us to reach out to our congressional delegates and demand they support funding for the Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP). If you have not yet contacted your congressional members, please do it. Don’t forget you also need to let your entire email list and address book residents know about this issue.

This is an example of how one advocate is asking his network to get involved in advocating for CDMRP funding. This may help you to develop an email you can send. You can use some or part of what Fred has said. You know your network best and how best to inspire them to act. We need to work on this now.


I Know some of you maybe very active in pursuing Federal cancer research funding for Prostate Cancer. And of course some are reluctant to advocate for this DOD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program & . Prostate Cancer is not the only disease to benefit. These programs address a diverse array of topics.

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) is a collection of 18 individual
programs that seek to find and fund the best research to eradicate diseases and support the warfighter
for the benefit of the American public. In fulfilling its mission, CDMRP emphasizes innovative, high risk,