Press Releases

October 7, 2021
Washington, DC – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is pleased to announce findings from the final analysis of our TMB Harmonization Project published this week in Annals of Oncology, "Aligning…
June 22, 2021
New ASCO-Friends Joint Position Statement Encourages Enrollment of Patients with Cancer in Vaccine Studies Alexandria, Va. and Washington, DC. – Individuals with cancer or a history of cancer should…
June 8, 2021
Washington, DC – June 8, 2021 – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is proud to announce the launch of Step 2 of the ctDNA for Monitoring Treatment Response (ctMoniTR) Project. This project aims to…
April 12, 2021
Washington, DC - April 12, 2021 - Friends of Cancer Research would like to congratulate Dr. Patrizia Cavazzoni for being named the director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at…
January 20, 2021
Washington, DC – January 20, 2021 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to applaud President Biden for selecting Dr. Janet Woodcock to serve as acting Commissioner of the U.S. Food and…
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…