Press Releases

December 2, 2020
Washington, DC - December 2, 2020 – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) praises the scientific endeavor that has unfolded during the past months to discover a safe and effective vaccine against the…
June 18, 2020
Washington, DC – Today, the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA, in collaboration with Friends of Cancer Research, announce the COVID-19 Diagnostics Evidence Accelerator, a multi-stakeholder,…
April 28, 2020
Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) released the findings from Phase 2 of its TMB Harmonization Project at the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting I. These results are the outcome of the large-scale…
April 20, 2020
The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (Foundation) in collaboration with Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) today announced the COVID-19 Evidence Accelerator, an expansive public-private…
March 18, 2020
Like millions of our colleagues, friends, and family, Friends of Cancer Research is adjusting to the rapidly changing public health crisis being caused by COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). We are…
March 6, 2020
Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank Senators Burr and Bennet and Representatives DeGette and Bucshon for their commitment to patients through the introduction of the Verifying…
January 28, 2020
Atlanta, GA – January 28, 2020 – A team of leaders in patient advocacy and education at the Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI), Friends of Cancer Research (Friends), and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C…
December 12, 2019
Washington, DC – December 12, 2019 – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank the Senate for doing what is right by patients and confirming Dr. Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner by a…
November 20, 2019
Washington, DC – November 20, 2019 – Today, Dr. Stephen Hahn, President Trump’s nominee to be the next Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), appeared before the Senate Health,…
November 12, 2019
New Project Aims to Harmonize ctDNA for Monitoring Treatment Response   Washington, DC – November 12, 2019 – Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announced the launch of its latest project,…