Press Releases

September 10, 2009
    Friends of Cancer Research Statement on President Obama’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress Thursday September 10, 2009 Arlington, VA- Thousands of people are diagnosed with cancer…
May 12, 2009
     CONTACT: Ryan Hohman at rhohman@focr.org/ 703.302.1522 Leading Academic Scientists, Clinicians, and Policy-makers Discuss the future of Comparative Effectiveness Research in the United States…
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…
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…
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,…
September 3, 2008
Historic Program To Air September 5th at 8:00pm ET/PT on ABC, CBS, and NBC. On Friday evening, (8:00pm ET/PT, 7:00pm CT) September 5, 2008, ABC, CBS, and NBC will donate one hour of commercial-free…