FUNDING NEEDED FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016 - LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!
Teal was visible at the Capitol on March 10, 2015 for Ovarian Cancer National Alliance's annual Advocacy Day. Eighty ovarian cancer survivors, caregivers, researchers and others touched by ovarian cancer met with their members of Congress today
to urge their support for critical research and educational programs. Please join in and add your voice to theirs
Ask Congress to fund the following ovarian cancer programs:
- · $20 million for the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program - Ovarian Cancer Research Program
- · $7.5 million for the Ovarian Cancer Control Initiative at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- · $5.5 million for Johanna's Law at the CDC
- · Robust National Cancer Institute funding, ideally reaching the Professional Judgment budget of $5.75 billion
Strong funding for federal ovarian cancer research and education programs will allow us to build on prior investments in the search for better prevention, early detection, and treatment of ovarian cancer. Click here to send a message to Congress asking them to support ovarian cancer research and education .
It is critical that your members of Congress hear from you! They are currently making decisions about how to spend federal money in 2016. As a constituent who has been touched by ovarian cancer, please take a few minutes today to send a message to your legislators
Taking action takes just a few minutes, and it can make a crucial difference in ovarian cancer research and education.