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February 1, 2016
President Obama & Vice President Biden Announce $1 Billion Jumpstart on Cancer Moonshot Initiative Includes Friends of Cancer Research Proposal to Create Oncology Center of Excellence at FDA... Read more
October 29, 2015
In support of Dr. Robert Califf's recent nomination to FDA Commissioner, Friends has joined with numerous other organizations to urge the Senate towards immediate confirmation for Dr. Califf. Full... Read more
August 21, 2015
We appreciate the opportunity to comment on ASCO’s Conceptual Framework to Assess the Value of Cancer Treatment Options. At Friends of Cancer Research, our mission is to ensure that patients have... Read more
July 10, 2015
Washington, DC (10 July, 2015) - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) congratulates Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with their colleagues, on the successful House... Read more
May 21, 2015
Today the 21st Century Cures Act was unanimously voted out of committee. Act creates a cohesive, efficient, effective & patient-centered path to cures. The 21st Century Cures Act, a substantial... Read more
May 1, 2015
For Immediate Release Contact: Ryan Hohman, JD, Managing Director, Policy & Public Affairs at or 202.944.6708 Washington, DC (May 1, 2015) - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends... Read more
February 18, 2015
Ahead of FDA's Workshop on NGS, Friends of Cancer Research is Releasing the Final Whitepaper from our September 2014 Meeting WASHINGTON, DC (February 18, 2015) - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (... Read more
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