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06.01.12 | By Preet Bilinski

Today, thanks in part to the work done in biopharmaceutical research and development, there are a record number of Americans surviving cancer: nearly 12 million. Despite this progress, cancer remains the second leading cause of death by disease in the United States, exceeded only by heart disease.

05.31.12 | By Preet Bilinski

Unfortunately, today most of us know someone that has had to battle cancer. On the bright side, more and more people are winning that fight. We've come a long way since signs of cancer were found in the bones of mummies from ancient Egypt, to declaring war on cancer, to approving vaccines for cancer.

05.30.12 | By Greg Lopes

The Los Angeles Times recently ran a provoking story on insurance company coverage of specialty medicines and the increasing share of the cost patient

05.30.12 | By Jon Tripp

The 2012 Pharmaceutical Industry Profile is now available as a free interactive e-book on the popular iTunes Bookstore.

05.29.12 | By Kate Connors

This year, one of the key topics of conversation at our annual meeting was the importance of collaboration among different members of the research ecosystem - and rightly so, as this collaboration

05.23.12 | By Mark Grayson

Today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a study that shows the importance of intellectual property to jobs in every state.

05.23.12 | By Kate Connors

This year's reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act is a top priority for PhRMA and for our member companies, who recognize the critical importance of providing FDA with the resources it needs to do its incredibly essential job.

05.21.12 | By Jennifer Wall
The editors at The Catalyst recently asked John P. Clark, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Pfizer Inc., a few questions about being on the front line in the battle against foreign counterfeit medicines. John provided a snapshot of the risks patients could face if the closed U.S. drug supply system were to open up. I urge you take a close look at all the pictures provided by Pfizer Inc.
05.17.12 | By Jennifer Wall

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05.17.12

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05.17.12 | By Jennifer Wall

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05.14.12 | By Jennifer Wall

A report released by the Foundation Center

05.11.12 | By Jon Tripp

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05.11.12

On Monday, May 14, PhRMA President and CEO John Castellani will participate on a roundtable in Washington entitled: Spending on Health as an Investment: Fiscal Sustainability and Aging Populations. Mr. Castellani will be joined by Dr.

05.11.12 | By Kaelan Hollon

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