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I'm Not Average: Marina Is Living Well in Spite of Stomach Cancer

10.21.14 | By

When Marina Symcox was diagnosed with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) she was given no hope. In the late 1990’s, there were no effective treatments for GIST - a rare and very deadly type of stomach cancer.  

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day: Promoting Childhood Wellness

04.25.14 | By

Tomorrow, April 26th, is the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, which promotes the important role an active and healthy lifestyle plays in the overall wellbeing of every child. Through various events during the day, the YMCA will emphasize how beneficial it is to stay active throughout the summer.

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Pfizer’s Ian Read Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman; Ken Frazier, George Scangos Assume New Posts

Washington, D.C. (April 11, 2014) — Ian C. Read, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today at the trade association’s annual meeting. Also elected were Kenneth C. Frazier, chairman, president and CEO of Merck & Co, Inc., as chairman-elect of the PhRMA Board of Directors, and George A. Scangos, Ph.D., CEO of Biogen Idec, as Board treasurer.

Mr. Read succeeds Robert J. Hugin, chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation, as PhRMA’s chairman.

An ecosystem of biomedical innovation

04.09.14 | By

The guest post below by Robert Hugin originally appeard on The Hill. Hugin is the chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation and chairman of PhRMA


America's status as the research lab for the world is no longer secure.

Research in Your Backyard: Elevating the Science of Clinical Trials

The Capitol Hosts #PhRMA14

03.31.14 | By

Another year of innovative research and development (R&D) to help patients around the world live longer, healthier lives has flown by. Beginning April 9, leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry, patient advocates, regulators, academics and others will gather in Washington, D.C. for this year’s PhRMA Annual Meeting.

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