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Early Detection for Prostate Cancer

11.19.13 | By

Prostate cancer is the second-most common form of cancer affecting men. In 2013, it is estimated that nearly 240,000 American men will be diagnosed with the disease and 29,000 will die from it.

PhRMA Statement: Drug Quality and Security Act

Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2013) — Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO John J Castellani issued the following statement:

“PhRMA is pleased that the Senate has passed the Drug Quality and Security Act and that the bill will now head to the White House for President Obama’s signature.

PhRMA Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 17, 2013) Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Senior Vice President of Communications Matthew Bennett made the following statement today: 

Week in Review: Commitment Matters

11.15.13 | By

The biopharmaceutical industry has made significant progress over the years, with innovative new treatments improving outcomes for some of the nation’s most debilitating diseases.

AHA/ACC Guidelines

11.15.13 | By

The newly released American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol and Lifestyle Management to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults have received a great deal of attention over the last couple days and are certain to stimulate further discussion as physicians and patients alike integrate the new rec

Rx Response

11.15.13 | By

Guest Post from Erin Mullen, PhRMA Associate VP and Director of Rx Response

Blog by Dr. Bill Chin

11.14.13 | By

The healthcare community is at an important juncture; we must work together to ensure that policies and regulations align to help us meet the unique challenges and full potential of personalized medicine. Science and technology drive what we can achieve, but they also evolve over time.

A Hero of Medicine

11.14.13 | By

In science – and especially medicine -- there are celebrated men and women whose life work has changed the world.  Doctors Salk and Sabine and their polio vaccines come quickly to mind.  Because of their work, people around the world need never fear the scourge of polio. But among the all-stars of medicine are many great scientists and researchers who, while less well known to the general public, also make a huge contribution to treating patients and preventing disease, as well as transforming our approach to innovative new treatments.

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