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March 14, 2018
"Cancer patients cannot afford logistical delays and the OCE was not established to add another layer of bureaucracy." - Ellen Sigal   Washington, DC – March 14, 2018 – On Thursday, March 15, 2018,... Read more
November 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC, November 13, 2017 - Today, President Trump nominated Alex Azar to be the next Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary.   As the former head of one of our nation's largest employers... Read more
August 3, 2017
Friends Applauds Senate for FDA User Fee Bill Passage; Urges President Trump to Quickly Sign Into Law Washington, DC – August 3, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) applauds the Senate for... Read more
June 14, 2017
Friends of Cancer Research Applauds This Nomination Washington, DC – June 14, 2017 – President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Norman E. Sharpless to be the next director at the National Cancer... Read more
May 11, 2017
Amendment Provides Opportunity for Patients to More Easily Gain Access to Potentially Beneficial Experimental Therapies While in Development   Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank... Read more
April 27, 2017
Washington, DC, April 27, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank Chairman Alexander and the Senate HELP Committee for voting to report Dr. Scott Gottlieb's nomination to be... Read more
April 20, 2017
Washington, DC, April 20, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) Chairperson & Founder, Ellen V. Sigal, will receive the Face of Hope award at LUNGevity's Celebration of Hope event tomorrow... Read more
April 5, 2017
Today, at 10am ET, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the President's nominee for FDA Commissioner, will appear before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for his confirmation hearing... Read more
March 27, 2017
Washington, DC, March 27, 2017 - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) launched a new online learning community, ProgressForPatients.org. The site is home to two new programs Friends has been... Read more
March 22, 2017
The first House PDUFA reauthorization hearing is scheduled to take place at 10:15 am ET today, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the U.S. House of Representatives.   Friends of Cancer Research President... Read more

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