Many aspects of the recent budget proposal may impact cancer research. The most concerning cuts would occur within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which would cut approximately 20% — or $6 billion — of their current budget. These cuts would completely negate the benefits from last year's 21st Century Cures Act. However, you have some power to halt measures like these. The above figure is simply a proposed dollar amount for this agency. Congress ultimately has the final say on these numbers, which is why your voice matters. Join our Advocacy team in fighting these cuts. Once you click on the link, you will be directed to an online form that allows you to express your opposition to these cuts.