Testimony, Dear Colleagues, letters and other documents.

Testimony:

FY 2011:

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance testimony regarding appropriations for the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense (FY 2011)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance testimony regarding appropriations for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense (FY 2011)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance testimony for the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (FY 2011)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance’s testimony for House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (FY 2011)

FY 2012:

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance testimony regarding appropriations for the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense (FY 2012)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) testimony regarding appropriations for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense (FY 2012)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance testimony for the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (FY 2012)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance’s testimony for House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (FY 2012)

Amicus briefs:

Brief  Amici Curiae:  Commonwealth of Virginia Ex Rel. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II v. Kathleen Sebelius (June 2010)

Brief of Amicus Curiae:  United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida (March 2011)

The Alliance is a member of the Cancer Leadership Council (CLC).  Below are letters drafted by the CLC that the Alliance has signed onto in support: 

The CLC Urges Collaborative Action on Health Care Reform (February 2010)

The CLC  Comments on NCA for Autologous Cellular Immunotherapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer (July 2010)

The CLC Comments on Exchanges (October 2010)

The CLC  Urges No Cuts in NIH Funding (April 2011)

The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is a member of the One Voice Against Cancer Coalition (OVAC).  Below are letters drafted by OVAC that the Alliance has signed onto in support:

OVAC letter to Leadership and Appropriators regarding funding for National Institutes of Health (March 2010)

OVAC letter to Chairman Harkin and Senator Cochran regarding clinical trials (May 2010)

OVAC  letter to Congress Letter to Congress regarding FY 2011 Continuing Resolution (March 2011)

OVAC letter regarding funding for the National Institutes of Health (July 2011)

OVAC letter regarding FY 2012 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations (October 2011)

OVAC letter calling on House and Sernate appropriators to complete work on a FY 2012 Labor-HHS appropriations bill (December 2011)

Letters to the editor regarding policy positions of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance:

Letter from the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance in the New York Times regarding clinical trials (August 2009)

Letter from the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance in the Washington Post regarding cancer research conducted by the Pentagon (March 2011)

Dear Colleague letters:

Letter to the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee regarding funding for FY 2012

Letter to the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee regarding funding for FY 2012

Letter to Conference Appropriations Committee in support of $16 million for the Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program for FY 2012 (December 2011)

Letters to Congress from the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance:

Group letter to Conference Appropriations Committee in support of Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program for FY12 Appropriations (December 2011)

Comments on health reform:

Alliance comments on the Essential Benefits Package

Alliance comments to the Institute of Medicine on preventive services for women’s health

Alliance statement on Health Reform repeal

Alliance letter to Senator Baucus regarding Call to Action: Health Reform: 2009