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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, 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
March 21, 2017
Washington, D.C., March 21, 2017—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and Friends of Cancer Research, two leading organizations that collectively represent millions of Americans with... Read more
March 10, 2017
President Nominates Dr. Scott Gottlieb for FDA Commissioner Friends Urges Swift Confirmation   Washington, DC, March 10, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) strongly supports President Trump'... Read more
December 9, 2016
Historic Innovation Bill to be Signed Into Law:House, Senate & White House, Unified, Pass Major Bipartisan Action in Final Days of the 114th Congress & Obama Administration Bill Secures... Read more
October 17, 2016
Collaborative Program Will Provide Support for Quality-of-Life Research for Cancer Survivors   Vice President Joe Biden released today a final report on the Cancer Moonshot Task Force, naming the... Read more