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Wimberly on Cancer Research Budget Cuts(TRENTON) - Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (D-Bergen, Passaic) released the following statement Monday after the Assembly Budget Committee heard from the Department of Health on reduced funding for cancer research:
"Last year, $1 million for the New Jersey State Commission on Cancer Research was diverted to the general fund.
"Now, this fiscal year, we see a similar proposed action, along with a reduction of funding for the South Jersey Cancer Program of Camden and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Together, the total of reductions amounts to nearly $30 million.