Health groups say President
"It is possible that the next cure for some cancer is sitting there waiting to be discovered, and it won't get to the table," said Dr.
In his budget blueprint Thursday, Trump called for a cut of
It comes despite Trump recently telling
"All of us woke up this morning in a state of shock about this number," said Dr.
Trump's proposal would roll back
Drops in deaths from cancer and heart disease, breakthroughs in genetics, and new ways to treat and prevent HIV and other infectious diseases all are credited to decades of
"Those treatment wouldn't exist without
The proposed cuts "threaten to undo the years of gains made in the fight against Alzheimer's," added
But it's far from clear if
"A medical research breakthrough at the
As for jobs, 80 percent of the
The trickle-down effect: In 2015,
That's despite a decade of budgets that didn't keep pace with inflation, forcing