Trump to Request Childhood Cancer Research Funds in 2020 Budget (1)

Feb. 6, 2019, 6:24 PMUpdated: Feb. 6, 2019, 8:52 PM

The White House is expected to ask for $500 million over a decade in pediatric cancer research funding in its budget request due in the coming weeks.

President Donald Trump In his State of the Union address Feb. 5, characterized pediatric cancer funding as an issue that could garner bipartisan support.

“Tonight, I am also asking you to join me in another fight that all Americans can get behind: the fight against childhood cancer,” he said. “Many childhood cancers have not seen new therapies in decades. My budget will ask the Congress for $500 million over the next 10 years ...

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