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Changing the Conversation

The Nation’s Investment in Cancer Research

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 Increase$207,869
Subtotal$5,311,257
Fiscal Year 2012 Additional Resources
Support Individual Investigators$173,000
Genomics$145,600
Clinical Trials$125,000
Translational Sciences$115,000
Subtotal$558,600
Total NCI$5,869,857
2012 Budget Request (PDF) From Cancer | Changing the Conversation: The Nation's Investment in Cancer Research - 2012