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Activists Vote $14 Million for Research

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Science  15 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5290, pp. 1077
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5290.1077

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During a tense meeting on 7 November, breast cancer activists took an extraordinary step: They rejected an attempt to spend $14.75 million to build a small fiefdom on their behalf in the Department of Health and Human Services, arguing that the money should be spent instead on peer-reviewed research.