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The 20-year journey yielding a new weapon against cancer

By Andrew Powaleny  |    January 10, 2017
Developing new medicines is a long, complex process. On average, it takes at least 10-12 years for a new medicine to complete the journey from initial discovery to becoming part of a patient’s...   Read More

Week in Review: The latest from PhRMA

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    March 18, 2016
ICYMI: Policy solutions for innovative treatment: Last week at our 2016 Annual Meeting, our president and CEO Steve Ubl discussed his vision for the organization and outlined policy solutions for...   Read More

Fighting blood cancers together at the 2016 Leukemia Ball

By Josephine Martin  |    March 11, 2016
Tomorrow, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will hold one of Washington, D.C.’s largest charitable events: the 2016 Leukemia Ball. Since it began in 1988, the annual event has raised nearly...   Read More

Don’t lie down!

By Guest Contributor  |    February 24, 2016
  Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest...   Read More

PhRMA & LLS: More than 240 Medicines in Development for Blood Cancers

By Tina Stow  |    April 10, 2015
It’s hard to believe, but – this year alone – more than 162,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a form of blood cancer, such as leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma. Fortunately, science has advanced...   Read More

What Access and Affordability Means for Chronic Disease Patients

By Allyson Funk  |    March 12, 2015
For the nearly one in two American adults living with at least one chronic illness, affordability and access to medicine is crucial. Unfortunately, if you have a chronic condition, there may be...   Read More

PhRMA’s John Castellani Gives Attendees a 2015 Leukemia Ball Sneak Peek

By John Castellani  |    March 2, 2015
This piece first appeared on WashingtonExec on February 25, 2015. On Saturday, March 28, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will host its 2015 Leukemia Ball. This annual black-tie event starts at...   Read More

I'm Not Average: 13 Years Later, Jamie Is Still Here

By Holly Campbell  |    October 10, 2014
Jamie Pires fainted in her doctor’s office when she was told she has Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), a cancer the starts inside the bone marrow. This wasn’t supposed to happen. Even her doctor...   Read More

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