Press Releases

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…
August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®) and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) have submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
July 9, 2018
New Data Supporting Use of Real-World Evidence Presented with Six Data Partners as well as FDA July 10, 2018 – Washington, DC – Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) released the results of a…
June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018 – Washington, DC – On Friday, June 8, 2018, The New York Times published an editorial titled “Easier Drug Approval Isn’t Cutting Drug Prices.” In it, The Times Editorial Board claims…
March 14, 2018
"Cancer patients cannot afford logistical delays and the OCE was not established to add another layer of bureaucracy." - Ellen Sigal Washington, DC – March 14, 2018 – On Thursday, March 15, 2018,…