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May 20, 2011
By TARA PARKER-POPE Few health problems are as heartbreaking as a sick child, and the latest installment of Patient Voices offers a poignant glimpse into the world of childhood cancer. You’ll hear... Read more
May 18, 2011
By CHRISTOPHER SNOW HOPKINS Biomedical innovation is one thing, but deploying biomedical innovation is something else entirely. According to Catherine Ann Stevens, the widow of Sen. Ted Stevens, R-... Read more
May 17, 2011
By MICHAEL J. FOX Today, America is waiting expectantly for a new generation of scientific breakthroughs - in cancer, AIDS, Alzheimer's disease and, of course, Parkinson's disease. Yet we've lost... Read more
May 16, 2011
Veteran Public Health Expert to Lead Patient-Focused Outcomes Research WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced today the... Read more
May 12, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four of the nation’s leading oncology organizations will honor Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) on May 11, recognizing his longstanding commitment to biomedical research and the National... Read more
May 5, 2011
For Immediate Release    May 5, 2010 Contact: Ryan Hohman – 202.944.6708 - rhohman@focr.org   Former NCI Deputy Director Dr. Anna Barker and Attorney and Advocate Catherine Stevens Join Friends... Read more
May 5, 2011
By PAUL HOWARD There's growing bipartisan agreement that curbing America's runaway debt will require reducing spending for government health care programs like Medicare. To that end, President Obama... Read more
April 29, 2011
By REBECCA ADAMS Researchers and medical providers need to pay closer attention to the different ways that minority populations react to cancer treatment , especially as the nation becomes... Read more
April 26, 2011
By MEGAN MCARDLE I found it very odd to see Paul Krugman complaining that "patients are not consumers" as if "consumer" were some sort of horrible, low-status role that should never taint the sacred... Read more
April 26, 2011
By TURNA RAY By integrating comparative effectiveness research in its review processes, the US Food and Drug Administration is hoping to gain more insight into the safety and efficacy of drugs in... Read more

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