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To the Editor:Darrow et al. (March 27 issue)1 present an incomplete and misleading review of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) programs that are available to expedite drug development, review,... Read more
June, 16, 2014: Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is proud to join our many partner organizations in announcing the launch of the Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP) clinical trial. Lung-MAP is... Read more
A bold new way to test cancer drugs started Monday in hundreds of hospitals around the U.S. In a medical version of speed dating, doctors will sort through multiple experimental drugs and match... Read more
A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease - and the best possible treatment – all in a single test.Researchers are set to... Read more
Final guidance on expedited regulatory pathways suggests FDA is open to accelerated approval for some acute conditions; agency also provides examples outside of HIV/cancer arena where surrogate and... Read more
The nation will mark two important cancer milestones this year: the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health and the founding of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which... Read more
Chair & Founder Ellen Sigal Participates in Inaugural Roundtable  Executive Director Jeff Allen Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce CommitteeOn May 6, 2014, Friends Chair & Founder, Dr... Read more
Colorado, Missouri and Louisiana are poised to become the first states in the nation to give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental drugs without the blessing of the Food and Drug... Read more
FDA's top drug official, responding to criticism about the high price of breakthrough drugs, said the agency is driving toward cures for diseases like cancer and hepatitis, but there will be a... Read more
LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) - Scientists and drugmakers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of... Read more