White House Seeks $20 Million In Funding For FDA's Cancer Center, But Overall Cuts To Research Concern Advocates

By Beth Wang / February 12, 2018 at 7:19 PM
The Trump administration's fiscal 2019 budget allocates $20 million to FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence, a pleasant surprise for Friends of Cancer Research (Friends), the organization that has been involved with OCE from its inception. Despite the proposed budget boost for the center, cancer patient advocacy groups are still concerned with overall cuts to the HHS budget specifically aimed at research. The budget, released Monday (Feb. 12), requests $3.6 billion at the program level for medical product safety investments at...

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