Interview with Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talks about her experience as Commissioner of the FDA.

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2014 Conference on Clinical Cancer Research

Friends of Cancer Research and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings co-hosted discussions on critical issues in cancer care.

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Accelerating Science and Technology

Friends of Cancer Research is our country's leading voice in advocating for policies and solutions that will get treatments to patients in the safest and quickest way posible.

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New collaborative clinical trial launches

Researchers, drug developers, and patient advocates share their thoughts about Lung-MAP

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Download the 2014 Annual Report

Friends of Cancer Research's 2014 Annual Report is now available for download.

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Breakthrough Therapies In Action

The FDA's Breakthrough Therapy program continues to accelerate the development and approval of groundbreaking new therapies.

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Friends Hosts Breakthrough Briefing

Patients, drug developers, and regulators discussed Breakthrough Therapy's progress at our May briefing

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Breakthrough Designations

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Xalkori (crizotinib) - (Pfizer)

for the treatment of ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)


Viaskin Peanut - (DBV)

for the treatment of peanut allergy in children


Grazoprevir/Elbasvir - (Merck)

for the treatment of hepatitis C genotype 4

Recent Blogs

FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg discussed her experience working with the FDA.


"There isn't a day where I'm not overwhelmed by how many people are dealing with this disease, and that's what drives all of our work at Friends of Cancer Research."

Ellen Sigal,
Chair, Friends of Cancer Research