Who we are,
What we drive.

Friends of Cancer Research drives collaboration among partners from every healthcare sector to power advances in science, policy, and regulation that speed life-saving treatments to patients.

    • Drug Development

      Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA)

      ctDNA to Monitor Treatment Response (ctMoniTR) is a first of its kind partnership led by Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) to answer the question: Do changes in ctDNA reflect response to treatment?

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    • Policy Research & Analysis

      Statement from Friends of Cancer Research on the VALID Act

      Friends supports advancing this vital legislation, which would enable uniform oversight of diagnostics.

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    • Diagnostic Development

      COVID-19 Evidence Accelerator

      The COVID-19 Evidence Accelerator provides a unique venue for organizations to gather and design quick turnaround queries and share their results.

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    • Education & Advocacy

      ProgressForPatients.org

      Bringing together patients and their advocates who wish to incorporate their insight into the regulatory process.

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      Who we are,
      What we drive.

      Friends of Cancer Research drives collaboration among partners from every healthcare sector to power advances in science, policy, and regulation that speed life-saving treatments to patients.

      • Drug Development

        Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA)

        ctDNA to Monitor Treatment Response (ctMoniTR) is a first of its kind partnership led by Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) to answer the question: Do changes in ctDNA reflect response to treatment?

        Learn More
      • Policy Research & Analysis

        Statement from Friends of Cancer Research on the VALID Act

        Friends supports advancing this vital legislation, which would enable uniform oversight of diagnostics.

        Read More
      • Diagnostic Development

        COVID-19 Evidence Accelerator

        The COVID-19 Evidence Accelerator provides a unique venue for organizations to gather and design quick turnaround queries and share their results.

        Learn More
      • Education & Advocacy

        ProgressForPatients.org

        Bringing together patients and their advocates who wish to incorporate their insight into the regulatory process.

        Learn More

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      • 182
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