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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
October 5, 2016
October 5, 2016 - Washington, DC - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is co-hosting a summit with the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy titled, Optimizing the Use of Immunotherapy.... Read more
October 4, 2016
Washington, DC - October 4, 2016 -  Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announced today that Ryan Hohman, JD, who previously served as Managing Director, has been named Vice President - Public... Read more
September 21, 2016
Honors Dr. Janet Woodcock, Dr. Eric Lander, and Mr. Sean Parker for Contributions to Cancer Research   Washington, DC, September 21, 2016 -  Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) will celebrate its... Read more
September 20, 2016
Allen Called Upon to Discuss LDT Use in Precision Medicine   Washington, DC, September 20, 2016 - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) President & CEO, Jeff Allen, PhD, will testify at a... Read more
September 7, 2016
Washington, DC - September 7, 2016 - Today the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel, comprised of 28 world-class leaders from science, research, and patient advocacy, including Friends of Cancer... Read more
August 18, 2016
Founder Ellen Sigal Stays as Board Chair, President Marlene Malek Becomes Vice Chair; New Leadership Structure Designed to Continue Success and Impact for Future   Washington, DC, August 18, 2016 - ... Read more