News and Announcements

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The National Cancer Institute has issued the final report on the National Clinical Trials Network. Please see the full report by clicking here.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Applications for participation in the 2014 Focus on Research Scholar program are now being accepted.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Today Research Advocacy Network is joining 14 other organizations to announce the launch of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance Alliance – join us as we all work together to improve outcomes for people living with the disease.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Two new tutorials are now available- “Targeted Therapies” and “Quality of Life and Patient Reported Outcomes”

Friday, February 22, 2013

Join in on February 26, 2013 at 4 pm Eastern when the Cancer Support Community, in partnership with the Research Advocacy Network, presents a show on the role of tissue sampling in the cancer continuum.

Monday, February 4, 2013

World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

On July 16-18, 2012 over 100 scientists and patient advocates representing the Lung Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) met at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center.

Monday, June 25, 2012

The 2012 Focus on Research Scholars attended the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL June

Friday, March 30, 2012

Are you a research advocate or know someone who would like to:

Make a difference to their patient community by creating an awareness of the research that is impacting clinical care?
Have a greater understanding of the concepts that contribute to the development of personalized medicine- cancer pathways, genomics, proteomics, biomarkers?
Be able to relate these concepts to specific research results?
Be more effective in understanding and communicating research results that will change how cancer is treated?

Friday, March 23, 2012

IOM Report Recommends Evaluation and Validation Process to Prevent Problems Associated With Turning ‘Omics’ Research Into Clinical Tests