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March 12, 2019
National Cancer Institute Director Norman “Ned” Sharpless will become acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday.   Sharpless... Read more
March 11, 2019
On 11 March, US President Donald Trump released his budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins on 1 October 2019.   Nature’s news team reports on what Trump’s budget would mean for US... Read more
March 6, 2019
In what probably came as a surprise to many, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation on Tuesday.   He’ll end his two-year tenure aggressively... Read more
March 6, 2019
A lot can be said of Washington in 2019. Talk of government dysfunction and party politics clouds even the simplest conversations and policies. Working in government, once held up as a way to serve... Read more
March 5, 2019
Within hours of the announcement that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will be resigning from the agency in a month, an array of stakeholders sent out their near-universal applause of the commissioner... Read more
March 5, 2019
Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who used his post to tackle difficult public health issues from youth vaping to opioid addiction – surprising early skeptics worried about his drug industry... Read more
February 27, 2019
As medical care rapidly evolves, there’s really no debate over the potential for drug labels to become outdated, particularly in the high stakes world of cancer treatment. The question is how best to... Read more
February 20, 2019
Today we are discussing cancer clinical trial participation with Joseph Unger, PhD, MS, a health services researcher and biostatistician who is part of the public health sciences division at the Fred... Read more
February 11, 2019
Executive Summary Emerging standards for regulatory use of RWE should resist the temptation to impose the standards and expectations of randomized clinical trials to a fundamentally different kind of... Read more
February 8, 2019
Washington DC - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) joins the nation in mourning the loss of former Democratic Representative John Dingell of Michigan. "For decades, the country counted on the... Read more

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