Past Coverage of the NCI Bypass Budget
NCI’s Intramural Spending is 17 Percent, Higher than 11.1 Percent NIH-Wide Level
March 7, 2014 – NIH has launched a systematic examination of its intramural program, which accounts for 11.1 percent of its $30 billion budget.
The program was last examined in 1993, pursuant to a mandate from the House Appropriations Committee.
That examination was written by a panel co-chaired by Paul Marks, then president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Gail Cassell, then chair of the University of Alabama Department Microbiology.
ASCO: NCI Authorities Still Important.
DeVita: “The War On Cancer Is Dead.”
June 11, 2010 – Special authorities given to NCI under the National Cancer Act of 1971 have been “more of a negative than a positive,” said NIH Director Francis Collins.
In an interview with the journal Science, Collins reignited a controversy that predates the federal government’s “war on cancer” and brings into question survival of NCI’s unique features.
|Harold Freeman to Direct NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities|
Sept. 15, 2000 – Responding to criticism from patient advocates and researchers, NCI has established a center for studying disparities in the cancer burden experienced by some populations.
According to a draft of the NCI Bypass Budget for fiscal 2002, the Institute would like to spend $2 million for operations and $42.6 million for research projects administered through the new Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.
|Bypass Budget Omits Needless Words: Faster Progress to Cost $421 Million More|
March 29, 1996 – As symbols go, the NCI Bypass Budget warrants respect: the document gives the NCI Director a chance to give the US President a summary of opportunities in cancer research.
The document has never been an easy read. It has challenged the reader to sift through 500-plus pages of heavy narrative laden with the jargons of science and bureaucracy.