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Matt and Jamie share their stories in new “From Hope to Cures” ads

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    April 18, 2016
For Matt, today is a great day to be alive. And if you ask him why today is possible for him and why tomorrow is possible, too, he will tell you: Innovative medicines saved his life. When he was...   Read More

Join “I’m Not Average,” a community for patients and supporters

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    December 15, 2015
Every patient has a story. This is the core belief that inspired the creation of “I’m Not Average,” an online campaign committed to sharing stories of hope in the face of illness thanks – in part –...   Read More

Bringing innovation to light during Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By Hannah Mooney Mack  |    November 23, 2015
Lung Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to celebrate the stories of survivors, raise awareness about the leading cause of cancer death and continue the search for innovative new treatments and...   Read More

Sharing a Story of Hope

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    October 21, 2015
All of us – patients, survivors and loved ones – face challenges from the moment of a disease diagnosis through treatment. And those challenges are personal. Ten years ago, there was no such thing as...   Read More

I’m Not Average: Doreen’s Struggle with Cholesterol (Video)

By Holly Campbell  |    July 22, 2015
After a heart attack at only 39 and subsequent diagnosis of high cholesterol, Doreen was in shock. “That was the beginning of a great challenge for me,” says Doreen. She knew she had to stay alive...   Read More

New Chart Pack: Big Strides in Fight Against Cancer

By John Castellani  |    May 28, 2015
In December 2009, Matt Ellefson received news from his doctor that no one ever wants to receive: a diagnosis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. He faced a five-year survival rate of less than...   Read More

ICYMI – WSJ: The Arrow of U.S. Cancer Progress

By Holly Campbell  |    April 3, 2015
In case you missed it, The Wall Street Journal editorial team published an opinion piece yesterday online and in today’s print edition on the progress biopharmaceutical research companies have made...   Read More

I’m Not Average: Jack’s Journey Battling Rare Blood Cancer

By Holly Campbell  |    March 11, 2015
When Jack began to feel winded during daily power walks, little did he know it was the beginning of his journey with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM), a rare and incurable blood cancer. Jack was...   Read More

World Cancer Day: Revolutionizing Treatment for Patients is “Not Beyond Us”

By Tina Stow  |    February 4, 2015
Today is World Cancer Day, and 2015’s “Not beyond us” theme highlights an incredibly important message: we’re making tremendous advances in the fight against cancer and continued progress means a...   Read More

2015 Guiding Principle: Building on Our 2014 Focus on Patients

By Josephine Martin  |    January 9, 2015
Throughout 2014, I’ve seen firsthand the impact that the biopharmaceutical sector has on patients and the health care system every day. The innovative spirit, passion for helping patients,...   Read More

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