Proposed NIH budget cuts would hurt cancer patients
21 March, 2017, 10:49 | Author: Eloise Marshall
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Health groups say President Donald Trump's proposal slashing funds for the National Institutes of Health would be devastating for patients with all kinds of diseases - and for jobs. This proposal would have pared Pennsylvania's NIH grant allotment to just $1.3 billion if it had been applied this year.
Pelosi says the budget represents a philosophical distrust of the role of the federal government in any way meeting the needs of Americans.
The letter says in part, "It is in our national interest that we provide robust federal funding for NIH to ensure that our Nation remains at the forefront of global medical research".
In response to the budget cut, ASCO, a representative of health professionals in the U.S. said: "We soundly oppose President Trump's budget outline, which would cut $6 billion from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)".
In 2016, the UW received $995 million in federal research dollars, the bulk of it - $522 million - from the National Institutes of Health. Trump's proposed budget would cut the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent - almost one-third - and eliminate more than 3,200 jobs.
She said she looks forward to working with members of Congress "to craft a budget that advances USA interests at the United Nations", and to working with United Nations colleagues "to make the organization more effective and efficient". "... To keep Americans safe, we have made tough choices that have been put off for too long".
(Rep. Tom) Cole argued that defense spending - which Trump's budget blueprint calls for ratcheting up by $54 billion - is no more important than investing in health research.
"By placing much of the focus of deficit reduction on nondefense discretionary spending, the federal government has hampered its research and higher education investments that foster innovation and create new jobs, improve health, strengthen national security and enhance the knowledge and skills of the USA work force", Coleman wrote.
We are at the cusp of tremendous breakthroughs in cancer research, making it the wrong time to turn back the clock on progress against a disease that is expected to kill 43,870 Floridians this year.
Based in Bethesda, Md., the NIH spends most of its annual budget - about 85 percent - on grants to thousands of researchers and medical institutions across the country. Any cuts could deter new talent from entering the field, and shift leadership in biomedicine to other countries that are increasing their investment, such as the U.K., Vradenburg said. Republican Hal Rogers, the former chairman of the House appropriations committee, said after the budget document's release last week that numerous cuts outlined were "draconian, careless and counterproductive". ASH said maintaining momentum of these endeavors is of vital importance. Every agency is now under a spending freeze that took effect last fall after Congress failed to pass a budget for 2017.
President Donald Trump has unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S. -Mexico border wall.
Mulvaney says: "I think the president is fairly straightforward". "Investments in both are necessary for sustainable, predictable funding that will fuel economic growth, reduce future health care costs, and ensure that the United States remains competitive, safe and secure". It also funds cancer centers and programs that help to "develop a strong workforce of cancer researchers", according to its own description. As a cancer survivor and advocate I am anxious the reduction in NIH funding of $5.8 billion would represent a significant setback for millions of people like me.
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First day of spring could bring showers, thunderstorms
Following sporadic showers here and there Monday night , the next morning arrives with clouds and expected highs in the lower 60s. Right now it looks like most of the rain and snow will pass north of the area, but we'll track that potential through the week.
Get ready for tornado drill
IU's tornado warning alert system is meant to automatically activate when the National Weather Service issues a warning. If widespread severe weather threatens the Commonwealth on that date, the drill will be rescheduled for 9:45 a.m.
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