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 Agency's oncology office director reflects on his wife's experience with cancer and urges patient community to tackle 'big picture issues' like clinical trial eligibility and informed consent.The... Read more
In support of Dr. Robert Califf's recent nomination to FDA Commissioner, Friends has joined with numerous other organizations to urge the Senate towards immediate confirmation for Dr. Califf.Full... Read more
To the Editor:In their Perspective article (June 25 issue),1 Avorn and Kesselheim argue that the 21st Century Cures Act, which is currently being debated in Congress, would lower the regulatory... Read more
The United States currently is using a regulatory framework for drugs and devices that was developed during the 20th century when iron lungs were still in use, the polio vaccine was just being... Read more
We appreciate the opportunity to comment on ASCO’s Conceptual Framework to Assess the Value of Cancer Treatment Options. At Friends of Cancer Research, our mission is to ensure that patients have... Read more
It is an excruciating question for cancer patients with a prognosis of only months to live. Should they try another round of chemotherapy?Guidelines for oncologists say no for very sick patients,... Read more
Washington, DC (10 July, 2015) - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) congratulates Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with their colleagues, on the successful House... Read more
Congress Must Pass 21st Century Cures Act Now Posted: 07/08/2015 7:38 pm EDTThis is an incredibly exciting time in biomedical research. New discoveries are announced almost every week that bring us... Read more