Supporting Accelerated Drug Approvals Through TREAT and FAST ~ Take Action Now!

    Proposed legislation has been introduced recently in the Senate and House of Representatives to modernize and expand the Accelerated Approval pathway of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bills are Transforming the Regulatory Environment to Accelerate Access to Treatments (TREAT) in the Senate and Faster Access to Specialized Treatments (FAST) in the … Continue reading

Act Now – Urge Your Senators to Support Increased Funding for NIH

Urge Your Senators to Support Increased Funding for NIHYour immediate help is needed to secure support for medical research funding! Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter seeking a sustained, strong commitment to funding the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s largest funder of cancer research, in FY … Continue reading

NBCC Advocate Summit in D.C. Trains Knowledgable & Effective Advocates

It’s Time….To Make Your Voice Heard, To Get On the Clock, To End Breast Cancer. The National Breast Cancer Coalition has declared a deadline for the end of breast cancer – Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.  Advocates from around the country and the world will gather in Washington to demonstrate how we’re bringing a renewed sense of … Continue reading

FIGHT LEGISLATION TO APPROVE KEYSTONE XL

President Barack Obama  denied a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in January, but Big Oil is not taking his decision lying down. At the bidding of oil and gas interests,Republican senators are pushing legislation to reverse President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline and allow its immediate construction and operation.If built, the 1,700-mile pipeline … Continue reading