Press Releases

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,…
July 10, 2019
Pilot Project Will Provide Novel Analysis in Partnership With 10 Leading Healthcare Research Organizations Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) is launching the next phase of our Real-World Evidence…
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…