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Committees of Interest

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Below are the specific committees that appropriate funds, authorize programs, or oversee activities of the National Cancer Institute. 

Appropriations Committees

Appropriations committees provide the funding for federal programs.


Committee on Appropriations

Chair: Tom Cole – OK

Ranking: Rosa DeLauro – CT

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

Chair: Robert Aderholt - AL

Ranking: Rosa DeLauro - CT


Committee on Appropriations

Chair: Patty Murray - WA

Ranking: Susan Collins - ME

Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies

Chair: Tammy Baldwin - WI

Ranking: Shelley Moore Capito - WV

Authorizing Committees

Authorizing committees write laws that either create new or renew existing federal programs.


Committee on Energy and Commerce

Chair: Cathy McMorris Rodgers - WA

Ranking: Frank Pallone, Jr. - NJ

Subcommittee on Health

Chair: Brett Guthrie – KY

Ranking: Anna Eshoo - CA 


Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Chair: Bernie Sanders - VT

Ranking: Bill Cassidy - LA

Oversight Committees

Oversight committees conduct audits on federal programs to ensure that the public trust is not misused or broken.


Committee on Oversight and Accountability

Chair: James Comer - KY

Ranking: Jamie Raskin – MD

Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Chair: H. Morgan Griffith – VA

Ranking: Kathy Castor - FL


Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Chair: Gary Peters - MI 

Ranking: Rand Paul - KY 

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