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Call-On Congress 2012: CRC research webinar #3
 

Call-On Congress 2012: CRC research webinar #3

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This presentation partners with the video and is for participants attending ConC 2012 - it is presented by Camille Bonta for the workshops she will lead at the Fight Colorectal Cancer conference. This ...

This presentation partners with the video and is for participants attending ConC 2012 - it is presented by Camille Bonta for the workshops she will lead at the Fight Colorectal Cancer conference. This is the 3rd part in preparing ConC 2012 participants to talk with Members of Congress about Funding for Colorectal Rectal Cancer Research

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    Call-On Congress 2012: CRC research webinar #3 Call-On Congress 2012: CRC research webinar #3 Presentation Transcript

    • Supporting Colorectal Cancer Research Preparing to Talk with Members of Congress about Funding for Colorectal Cancer Research Presented by: Camille Bonta, MHS Call-on Congress March 5-7, 2012
    • Supporting Colorectal Cancer Research
      • Lawmakers can demonstrate their commitment to colorectal cancer research by:
        • Funding the DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP).
        • Funding the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
    • Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program
      • Supports research into specific cancers, including colorectal cancer, with relevance to military service members.
      • Program is one of several medical research programs under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
    • Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program
      • CDMRP
        • Innovative, high-risk/high-reward, research.
        • Complements, not duplicates, research conducted through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
    • Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program
      • Funding History
        • Fiscal Year 2009 - $16 million
        • Fiscal Year 2010 - $15 million
        • Fiscal Year 2011 - $16 million
        • Fiscal Year 2012 - $12.8 million
        • Fiscal Year 2013 - $16 million (Fight Colorectal Cancer Request)
    • National Cancer Institute
      • NCI
        • One of 27 Institutes and Centers at the NIH.
        • Leads a national effort to eliminate the suffering and death from cancer.
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    • National Cancer Institute
      • Funds critical colorectal cancer research.
        • Specialized Programs of Research Excellence
        • Clinical trials
      • Genome sequencing to guide therapy.
    • National Cancer Institute
      • NIH Funding History
        • Fiscal Year 2011 - $30.388 billion
        • Fiscal Year 2012 - $30.623 billion
        • Fiscal Year 2013 - $30.623 (President’s Request)
        • Fiscal Year 2013 - $32.698 (Fight Colorectal Cancer Request)
      • NCI Funding History
        • Fiscal Year 2011 - $5.058 billion
        • Fiscal Year 2012 - $5.081 billion
        • Fiscal Year 2013 - $5.068 (President’s Request)
        • Fiscal Year 2013 - $5.362 (Fight Colorectal Cancer Request)
    • Supporting Colorectal Cancer Research
      • Key Messages
        • Difficult budget environment lends urgency to grassroots advocacy.
        • Millions invested in cancer research to date have led to great advances.
        • Cancer incidence will nearly double by 2020.
        • 5-year survival rate for colorectal cancer is now 67 percent.
        • Now is not the time to pull back on federal funding.
    • Supporting Colorectal Cancer Research
      • Parting Words
        • An effective advocate ties their personal story with key messages and facts.
        • Help lawmakers understand in human terms the importance of DoD and NIH medical research.
        • We are on the brink of losing the next generation of researchers.
        • Cultivate new congressional cancer research champions.
    • Thank You! www.FightColorectalCancer.org