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ICYMI: PhRMA COO Lori Reilly Esq. speaks with Jacob Van Naarden about the future of cancer research

By Emilie Signora  |    November 8, 2022
Our health care ecosystem has made tremendous progress in the fight against cancer, with the cancer death rate falling 32% from its peak in 1991. On November 3, PhRMA sponsored The Atlantic’s People...   Read More

Protecting treatment advances for breast cancer

By Jocelyn Ulrich  |    October 31, 2022
Since the 1980s, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — an opportunity for us to unite as a community to honor those who have had breast cancer and raise awareness...   Read More

Key takeaways from ASCO's annual meeting

By Mike Ybarra  |    June 10, 2022
Last weekend, health care professionals, patients, scientists and biopharmaceutical researchers gathered for the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) annual meeting. With over 200 sessions...   Read More

ICYMI: First pediatric patient to receive CAR-T cell therapy celebrates 10 years of being cancer-free

By Matthew Norawong  |    May 25, 2022
Recently, NBC News’ Today did a profile on one of the first pediatric patients in the world to receive a CAR-T cell therapy for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In April 2012, the...   Read More

Report: More than 500 medicines in development to treat disorders of the blood

By Andrew Powaleny  |    May 18, 2022
Today, PhRMA released a new report covering 549 medicines in development to potentially treat disorders of the blood, including blood cancers. These conditions pose a significant and ongoing unmet...   Read More

4 things to know about biopharmaceutical efforts to fight cancer

By Andrew Powaleny  |    February 24, 2022
A recent study published in Nature is a profound reminder of how far we’ve come in the fight against cancer. Authors of the study, which examined the long-term effects of CAR-T cell therapy,...   Read More

New data show continued decline in death rates for cancer patients related to treatment advances

By Andrew Powaleny  |    January 20, 2022
According to a new report from American Cancer Society (ACS), death rates for cancer patients in the United States continue to decrease. Each year, ACS details a range of incidence, mortality and...   Read More

Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month

By Richard Moscicki, M.D.  |    August 31, 2021
Vaccines have played a critical role in reducing the spread of, and in some cases, eliminating the threat of many devastating infectious diseases. They are often cited as second only to clean...   Read More

Action needed to preserve the six protected classes

By Tom Wilbur  |    February 3, 2021
In the final hours of the previous Administration’s time in office, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) (CMMI) announced new changes for CY 2022 to an existing...   Read More

ICYMI: Cancer death rate continues decline due to advances in treatment

By Andrew Powaleny  |    January 19, 2021
For the second year in a row, The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports a record single-year decline in cancer death rates in the United States. Each year, ACS estimates the number of new cancer...   Read More

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