The fiscal year 2010 Labor-HHS-Education portion of the omnibus appropriations conference report funds the Colorectal Cancer Screening, Education and Outreach program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at $45 million. This is a $6 million increase over fiscal year 2009 (14.3 percent increase).
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The conference report includes $74 billion for the Department of Health and Human Services – an increase of $6.3 billion or 8.5 percent over last year.
In addition to the $45 million in funding for colorectal cancer programs at the CDC, the conference report includes an increase of $30 million over fiscal year 2009 (8.8 percent increase) for CDC cancer prevention and control programs.
It includes $31 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The funding for NIH is a $692 million increase over fiscal year 2009 (22.3 percent increase).
The funding for NIH includes $5.1 billion for the National Cancer Institute, a 2.8 percent increase over fiscal year 2009, and $212 million for the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, a 2.7 percent increase over fiscal year 2009.