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June 17, 2010
TEN years ago, on June 26th 2000, a race ended. The result was declared a dead heat and both runners won the prize of shaking the hand of America’s then president, Bill Clinton, at the White... Read more
June 15, 2010
FDA plans to draft its first-ever guidance on the co-development of two or more novel drugs to be used in combination to treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases and is seeking stakeholder... Read more
June 14, 2010
Dr. Francis Collins is a giant, figuratively and literally,in the world of medicine. Standing 6 feet 5, with floppy, boyish hair and soft-spoken enthusiasm , Collins is one of two scientists – Craig... Read more
June 8, 2010
By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN, A non-invasive medical device that could provide a new way to battle brain cancer is being tested on patients with the most lethal form of the disease.   Researchers... Read more
May 18, 2010
By N.C. Aizenman, President Obama has appointed Harold Varmus, a Nobel Prize-winning researcher and former director of the National Institutes of Health, to lead the National Cancer Institute, the... Read more
May 17, 2010
By ROBERT PEAR  Dr. Harold E. Varmus, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist and former director  of the National Institutes of Health, will become director of the National Cancer Institute, the White... Read more
May 17, 2010
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Media Inquiries: Ryan Hohman   703.302.1522/717.333.6248- rhohman@focr.org WASHINGTON, DC, May 17, 2010- Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) congratulates Dr. Harold... Read more
May 17, 2010
By Kerry Grens, It isn't often that citizens from a single state in the union can dramatically shift the fate of research support in the United States, but Pennsylvania voters may have the chance on... Read more
May 14, 2010
By Kerry Grens, Voters in Tuesday's Pennsylvania Primary may have a big say in the future of biomedical research. Over the past several weeks, the democratic candidates for US Senate in Pennsylvania... Read more
April 27, 2010
By Steven Reinberg, The anticipated approval this week of a therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could be a milestone against the disease and cancer in... Read more

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