[ADVOCACY] Empowing Americans to Fight Back Against Cancer

It’s time to treat the cancer patient too, not just the disease. This week the American Cancer Society launched a new campaign to improve the quality of life for cancer patients. The story is all too familiar: The pain, nausea and fatigue from treatment were terrible No one sat down with me to clearly explain … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] We Need YOUR Senator’s Support

Congress is currently considering more cuts to federal funding for biomedical research, including cancer research. We have a time-sensitive opportunity to tell Congress that this research is too important to cut further, so we need your help TODAY! Senators Robert Casey (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC) have drafted a congressional letter to the leaders of … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] 60 Second Advocacy: Support Medical Research

With the recent enactment of the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration, federal funding for medical research continues to erode even further, sharply curtailing the progress in life-saving research during a time of enormous scientific and medical opportunities. It is critical that we continue the vigorous pursuit of future breakthroughs in science, health and medicine that … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] Urge Congress to Protect SNAP

This morning, the USDA confirmed that 16.6 million children are at risk of hunger here in America. This latest release of our country’s official hunger statistics shows that 1 out of every 5 children lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table. Some in Congress are looking to solve our nation’s … Continue reading

Dow Chemical wants to spray our food with WHAT? Take Action Now

The herbicide, 2,4-D, is linked to cancer, reproductive problems, and Parkinson’s and is banned entirely in parts of Canada and Europe. And yet the USDA seems ready to approve the new GMO Corn and Soybeans, unleashing a major increase in the use of 2,4-D.1 Now, the EPA is considering stepping in to stop or restrict … Continue reading