Tag: lung cancer advocacy

An Update on the Burn Pits Accountability Act of 2019

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Click here to read our statement in support of the legislation. GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer is pleased to report the recent advancement of the Burn Pits Accountability Act. We strongly support this legislation as a first step to ensure that all those affected by burn pit toxins are accounted […]

Make an Impact from Home, 7/23!

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On July 23, over 130 advocates will meet with elected officials on Capitol Hill to advocate for the lung cancer community at the GO2 Foundation National Advocacy Summit. Now you have the opportunity to strengthen the collective voice and ignite change—without leaving your home! Join us on July 23 for […]

Join Our $20 Million By 2020 Campaign to Restore Full Funding for Lung Cancer Research!

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Through consistent advocacy efforts, GO2­ Foundation (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance) established the Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, administered by the Department of Defense with federal appropriations of $20 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. LCRP has been underfunded the past 10 years, below […]

116th Congress and Lung Cancer

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By Elridge Proctor, MPA, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy It’s hard sometimes to imagine that the actions of one person, or even the coordinated actions of small groups like ours, can effect change in Washington. But I’m writing to tell you it’s true: we can put a face […]