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Changing the Conversation

The Nation’s Investment in Cancer Research

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2012 Budget Request (PDF) From Cancer | Changing the Conversation: The Nation's Investment in Cancer Research - 2012

2012 Budget Request

NCI has carefully reviewed its current expenditures and found important efficiencies and savings. This 2012 budget request consists of two components:

  • The increase required to maintain our present level of operations (current services).
  • The increase required to start new initiatives and expand existing ones in areas that will make the greatest difference in reducing cancer incidence and mortality.
At a Glance (dollars in thousands)
Fiscal Year 2011 Estimate$5,103,388
Current Services Increase207,869
Fiscal Year 2012 Additional Resources
Support Individual Investigators173,000
Clinical Trials125,000
Translational Sciences115,000
Total NCI$5,869,857