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February 5, 2015
As Dr. Hamburg steps down as Commissioner, we are deeply indebted to her for all she has done for science and for patients Washington, DC, February 5, 2015 - Friends of Cancer Research would like to... Read more
November 6, 2014
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), in collaboration with Foundation Medicine and Friends of Cancer Research, and in partnership with many advocacy organizations, today launched the... Read more
September 30, 2014
A Blueprint For Drug/Diagnostic Co-development      Washington, DC, September 30, 2014 - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) and Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc/Alexandria Venture... Read more
September 18, 2014
Collaboration to feature policy briefings on “Cancer Research in the 21st Century”;  speakers for inaugural event include Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Ronald DePinho, and moderator Susan Page of USA... Read more
July 23, 2014
Groundbreaking study in squamous cell lung cancer opens at more than a hundred and fifty new locations The Lung-MAP trial, a multi-drug, multi-sub-study, biomarker-driven clinical trial for patients... Read more
June 17, 2014
Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is proud to join our many partner organizations in announcing the launch of the Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP) clinical trial. Lung-MAP is the product of... Read more
May 22, 2014
Chair & Founder Ellen Sigal Participates in Inaugural Roundtable   Executive Director Jeff Allen Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee On May 6, 2014, Friends Chair & Founder,... Read more
February 12, 2014
Washington, DC – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends), a Washington, DC-based think tank and advocacy organization, announced the appointment of Joel S. Marcus, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and... Read more
January 2, 2014
   2013 Breakthrough Therapies Designation Year-End Update    Designations Granted by the FDA: 37    Requests Denied by the FDA: 70    Designations Announced Publicly by Companies: 28  Cancer: 12 ... Read more
December 10, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC (December 9, 2013) - Today, Friends of Cancer Research is excited to announce the launch of the online forum "Engaging Innovation." Leaders from regulation, research, drug development... Read more