In The News

January 11, 2009
Friends of Cancer Research Brings in 2009 with a New Website Friends of Cancer Research brought in the New Year with a newly designed website, http://www.focr.org. The new site, launched at the…
December 15, 2008
The director of the National Institutes of Health may be the least political of a president's political appointments. The director's job is not to promote administration priorities -- in fact,…
December 6, 2008
As President-Elect Barack Obama focuses on selecting leaders for his administration, a top priority should be to rebuild the Food and Drug Administration   under the leadership of a strong, science…
November 26, 2008
The Obama administration will inherit a Food and Drug Administration widely seen as struggling to protect Americans from unsafe medication, contaminated food and a flood of questionable imports from…
November 14, 2008
  A Note from Ellen Sigal and Marlene Malek These are trying times for our country, but amidst economic turmoil, funding for life-saving research cannot be overlooked. President-elect Obama will…
November 5, 2008
On January 8th, Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee (HELP) held the confirmation hearing for Secretary of Health and Human Services-designate…
October 5, 2008
Budget Update: President Bush signs year-end spending billOn September 30, President Bush signed a year-end…
September 26, 2008
Full Conference Report Now Available Here The conference, held September 26 at the Hotel Palomar in Washington DC, convened key stakeholders to address critical questions regarding the future of…
September 5, 2008
STATEMENT BY JOHN MCCAIN ON 'STAND UP TO CANCER' EVENT ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain today released the following statement on the networks' prime-time special event, "Stand Up to Cancer…
September 5, 2008
U.S. Senator John Kerry and Jill Biden Announce Obama's Plan to Fight CancerCHICAGO, IL - Today, the Obama Campaign will unveil Senator Obama's plan to help fight cancer. U.S. Senator John Kerry,…