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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
May 30, 2013
APRIL 30, 2013 - WASHINGTON, DC -- Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is proud to honor Ms. Sherry Lansing with the inaugural Ellen V. Sigal Advocacy Leadership Award. Friends is continually cited... Read more
July 9, 2012
Washington, D.C. (July 9, 2012) The signing of Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) into law today represents the culmination of a year of true collaboration for the best... Read more
May 3, 2012
The National Institutes of Health today unveiled a collaborative program that will match researchers with a selection of pharmaceutical industry compounds to help scientists explore new treatments... Read more
March 26, 2012
Bill Would Expedite FDA Approval and Increase Clinical Trial Flexibility of Drugs and Treatments That Show Dramatic Early Responses - Washington, DC – Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Orrin Hatch (R-... Read more
March 23, 2012
The SSO Recognized Paulsen for Her Leadership of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Including Her Efforts in the Creation of the “Stand Up To Cancer” Initiative - Los Angeles, CA  – March 23,... Read more
February 15, 2012
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (NC) today will introduced the Transforming the Regulatory Environment to Accelerate Access to Treatments (TREAT) Act to get targeted treatments to... Read more