Passage of Historic Appropriations Bill Cements Funding for Lung Cancer Research

2018-09-27T00:11:01+00:00September 27th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Cancer and Health Programs See Gains in FY19 Budget Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) acknowledges the historic passage of the combined Department of Defense (DOD) and Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) appropriations package by the House following approval by the Senate. The bill will now go to the President for his signature. This package, which combines funding for DOD and LHHS along with a continuing resolution to cover other government spending from October 1 [...]

Additional $14 Million Secured For Federally-Funded Lung Cancer Research

2018-03-26T19:51:48+00:00March 26th, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

Monday, March 26, 2018 — Today, Lung Cancer Alliance is pleased to acknowledge last week’s passage of the Omnibus FY18 Appropriations Bill by Congress. After months of operating under a continuing resolution, The President signed the $1.3 trillion dollar bill that includes increases to federal cancer and health programs highlighted by an additional $14 million for the Lung Cancer Research Program within the FY18 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Bill under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).  Also, the [...]