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Lance Armstrong Compares
Funds for War vs Funds for Cancer

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USA Today quotes Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong on the discrepancy between funding on Iraq vs Cancer Cures:

"Funding is tough to come by these days," he says. "The biggest downside to a war in Iraq is what you could do with that money. What does a war in Iraq cost a week? A billion? Maybe a billion a day? The budget for the National Cancer Institute is four billion. That has to change. It needs to become a priority again.

"Polls say people are much more afraid of cancer than of a plane flying into their house or a bomb or any other form of terrorism. It is a priority for the American public."

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