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Topic: ACS: ONE BILLION $$$ to be cut from Cancer Research!

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Posted on: Mar 17, 2017 12:21AM

elise24601 wrote:

The new Administration's budget proposal will cute $1 billion for cancer research if it passes. That is bad news for all of us hoping for a cure, better treatments, etc. The American Cancer Society suggests signing this petition. You can also contact your reps by phone or email and voice your concerns over this proporal. We need to speak up!

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Mar 17, 2017 12:45AM marijen wrote:

I read he's making these cuts to increase military spending with out raising the deficit. And he knows there's going to be an outcry. Also found that they they think these cuts will rearrange priorities. He wants to get the costs of drugs down. I don't know what to make of it. Fox is too busy talking about the 38 million in taxes he paid in 2005. Thanks Rachel Maddow.

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Mar 17, 2017 08:48AM 7of9 wrote:

Hmmm, more military jobs. More factory, software, more people with jobs with good benefits. Loose something, gain something I guess.

If you're going through hell, keep on going. You might get out before the devil even knows you're there. Dx 1/18/2012, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/31/2012 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 10/31/2012 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Dx 12/23/2015, IDC, Left, 2cm, Grade 2, 10/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/18/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Surgery 1/18/2016 Prophylactic ovary removal Radiation Therapy 2/10/2016 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Chemotherapy 3/31/2016 Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Mar 17, 2017 10:19AM marijen wrote:

Maybe it's an effort to get these research companies to cut the waste and prioritize... NIH is govt, govt known for wasting right? I haven't heard the justification yet

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