Press Releases

April 2, 2019
The news of Fred Malek's passing this past week left many in Washington, and across the country, to reflect - not only on the life of a giant of politics - but on what it means to be a philanthropist…
March 12, 2019
Friends of Cancer Research Applauds This Appointment The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex M. Azar III has appointed Dr. Norman E. Sharpless to be the acting Commissioner of the U.S…
February 8, 2019
Washington DC - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) joins the nation in mourning the loss of former Democratic Representative John Dingell of Michigan. "For decades, the country counted on the…
January 29, 2019
Washington, DC – The Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), the first precision medicine trial in lung cancer supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of…
January 17, 2019
Friends Welcomes Margaret Anderson, Edward J. Benz Jr, and Elizabeth Thompson January 17, 2019 – Washington, DC – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is pleased to announce the additions of…
December 17, 2018
Friends of Cancer Research Applauds this Appointment and Thanks Dr. Rachel Sherman for Her Incredible Service December 17, 2018 - Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
November 29, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC - The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO) and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) applaud the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) recent revision of its clinical trial…
November 6, 2018
Results to be Presented at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) 33rd Annual Meeting November 6, 2018 - Washington, DC – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is pleased to announce that…
September 28, 2018
Senators Hatch and Bennet Introduce Bipartisan Solution to Important Public Health Issue September 28, 2018 – Washington, DC – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) applauds Senators Orrin Hatch (R-…
September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018 – Washington, DC – Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announced the launch of Phase II of its tumor mutational burden or TMB Harmonization Project as the TMB harmonization…