take action: protect nih funding

  • President Trump's FY2018 budget request to Congress called for massive cuts to medical research and health insurance for low-income children. There's an incredible amount on the chopping block that could potentially impact children with cancer. Read more about what's at stake on our blog: Trump's Budget Proposes Deep Cuts to Medicaid & CHIP
  • Children's Cause stands with the One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) coalition in asking Congress to support a funding level of $36.2 billion, including $6 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This amount includes funding provided through the 21st Century Cures for targeted initiatives such as the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Read up on this and other funding recommendations, including CDC and FDA: OVAC FY 2018 Appropriations Requests

Use the action alert below to ask your Members of Congress to stand with us in defense of childhood cancer research at this critical moment: