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April 5, 2011
Friends Symposium with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Aims to "Eliminate Breast Cancer Health Disparities"     On March 10, 2011, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) hosted a... Read more
March 29, 2011
Friends Symposium with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Aims to "Eliminate Breast Cancer Health Disparities"     Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz Delivers Keynote at Friends Symposium On March... Read more
March 28, 2011
By JENNIFER CORBETT DOOREN For developers of new drugs and treatments, one of the toughest hurdles has nothing to do with medicine. It's recruiting patients for clinical trials. And when it comes to... Read more
March 28, 2011
By DERRICK GINGERY Sponsors may have negotiated a four-month reprieve for the required pre-submission meeting in the proposed new application review system expected to be implemented with PDUFA V.... Read more
March 24, 2011
BY Charlotte Schubert An initiative to increase transparency at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) moved forward on 6 January with the release of a report detailing steps the agency says it... Read more
March 21, 2011
BY Janet Woodcock, M.D., Joseph P. Griffin, J.D., and Rachel E. Behrman, M.D., M.P.H. Innovative drug development requires science and regulation to advance in concert. Nowhere is this need more... Read more
March 21, 2011
BY Ben Moscovitch The Senate's champion of drug safety legislation is eying ways to expand a measure that would provide FDA with mandatory recall authority and quality management plan oversight,... Read more
March 21, 2011
BY Alaina Busch Treatments for HIV, abnormal heart rhythms, osteoporosis and diabetes will be the initial focus of FDA's comparative effectiveness research program, with the agency's contractor... Read more
March 15, 2011
BY Anna Miller Some people tell Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) that she is lucky to be alive. But Ms. Wasserman Schultz, who battled a particularly lethal type of breast cancer, attributes... Read more
March 14, 2011
I should have known not to go for the mammogram in January.  http://voicesofsurvivors.org/?p=1395 Granted, that had not been the plan. I found the breast lump in November of 2007 and had been deep... Read more

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