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August 12, 2010
The health care system in America has been set up, thanks to decades of government and private sector incentives, to be all about treatment, not prevention.  Now, Merck (MRK, Fortune 500) is feeling... Read more
August 10, 2010
 Senator Ted Stevens (1923-2010) Friends of Cancer Research would like to express our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Senator Ted Stevens. Senator Stevens was a prostate... Read more
August 10, 2010
By NICHOLAS WADE, A new generation of DNA tests for colon cancer seems likely to improve the detection both of cancers and of the precancerous polyps that precede them. The tests, if validated,... Read more
August 4, 2010
Tom Murphy, Health care reform hits another milestone next month , with new provisions that include a coverage expansion for young adults and restrictions on an insurer's ability to impose annual... Read more
July 21, 2010
A U.S. panel dealt a blow to Roche Holding AG's multibillion-dollar cancer drug Avastin on Tuesday , urging U.S. officials to revoke the medicine's approval for breast cancer after concluding... Read more
July 15, 2010
  By Lisa Richwine, GlaxoSmithKline Plc's diabetes drug Avandia should be allowed to stay on the market but with additional warnings, U.S. health advisers recommended on Wednesday,  easing a threat... Read more
July 13, 2010
by Jocelyn Kaiser, Harold Varmus, the new but familiar leader of the National Cancer Institute, spent part of his first day yesterday describing some of the ideas "percolating through my cerebrum"... Read more
July 12, 2010
Secretary Sebelius (HHS), Dr. Francis Collins (NIH) and Dr. Margaret Hamburg (FDA) join leadership from Academia, Government and Industry to discuss "The New Role of Academia in Drug Discovery... Read more
July 12, 2010
Leaders on from NIH, AHRQ, FDA, CMS, NCI, House, Senate, and Academia Discuss the Future of Comparative Effectiveness Research at Friends Forum Supported by Oracle Health SciencesOn June 18, Friends... Read more
July 12, 2010
Leadership from NIH, AHRQ, FDA, CMS, NCI, House, Senate, and Academia Discuss the Future of Comparative Effectiveness Research at Friends Forum Supported by Oracle Health SciencesOn June 18, Friends... Read more

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