On April 12, Friends of Cancer Research held a briefing on Capitol Hill on the topic of Breakthrough Therapy Designation: Successes, Lessons Learned and Future Strategies. Through the breakthrough therapy program, which followed the passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) in 2012, a new drug may be designated as […]Read More
In the latest iteration of its budget bill, Congress included $50 million for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP). The bill will be voted on in the House on Friday, and in the Senate shortly thereafter.
If the bill does pass, this level of funding will be consistent with funding for […]
Joey Manzi, a 6th grade student at Catherine McGee Middle School in Berlin, CT, recently entered an essay contest to have money donated to the Meso Foundation in honor of his dad, Anthony Manzi, who is a mesothelioma survivor. Joey’s essay was one of the top selected at his school and resulted in a donation […]Read More