Press Releases

November 13, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC, November 13, 2017 - Today, President Trump nominated Alex Azar to be the next Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. As the former head of one of our nation's largest employers,…
August 3, 2017
Friends Applauds Senate for FDA User Fee Bill Passage; Urges President Trump to Quickly Sign Into Law Washington, DC – August 3, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) applauds the Senate for…
June 14, 2017
Friends of Cancer Research Applauds This Nomination Washington, DC – June 14, 2017 – President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Norman E. Sharpless to be the next director at the National Cancer…
May 11, 2017
Amendment Provides Opportunity for Patients to More Easily Gain Access to Potentially Beneficial Experimental Therapies While in Development Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank…
April 27, 2017
Washington, DC, April 27, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank Chairman Alexander and the Senate HELP Committee for voting to report Dr. Scott Gottlieb's nomination to be…
April 20, 2017
Washington, DC, April 20, 2017 - Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) Chairperson & Founder, Ellen V. Sigal, will receive the Face of Hope award at LUNGevity's Celebration of Hope event tomorrow…
April 5, 2017
Today, at 10am ET, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the President's nominee for FDA Commissioner, will appear before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for his confirmation hearing…
March 27, 2017
Washington, DC, March 27, 2017 - Today, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) launched a new online learning community, ProgressForPatients.org. The site is home to two new programs Friends has been…
March 22, 2017
The first House PDUFA reauthorization hearing is scheduled to take place at 10:15 am ET today, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Friends of Cancer Research President…
March 21, 2017
Washington, D.C., March 21, 2017—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and Friends of Cancer Research, two leading organizations that collectively represent millions of Americans with…