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To fund projects like the Cancer Moonshot, Congress had to strip away some of the FDA’s most important regulatory powers
The 21st Century Cures Act passed in the House, but comes with a lot of regulatory compromise and threats to patient safety. Most notably, Senator Warren and Senator Sanders oppose the bill along with NCHR President Diana Zuckerman due to patient safety concerns and breaks for Big Pharma. “It really is a David and Goliath issue of where the money is,” said Dr. Zuckerman.
Why would anyone vote against “cures,” especially “21st century cures?” Here’s why many health policy and consumer advocacy groups — including the National Center for Health Research — strongly oppose the bill and are asking senators not to pass the bill next week.
Why do so many cancer patients take medications that drain their energy and joy of living but don’t benefit them? The answer: since 2008, FDA has not required new cancer drugs to prove they help patients live longer. After the drugs were approved, 18 were found to not extend patients’ lives at all, and only one of the drugs is proven to improve patients’ quality of life. But these ineffective cancer drugs cost just as much.
The Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund helps adults and children reduce their risks of getting all types of cancer, and assists in choosing the safest and most effective treatments based on the most recent research. We help get dangerous chemicals out of the furniture, carpeting, or toys in your home, and also make sure that the cancer treatments you choose will work for you. Our free assistance is helping millions of Americans every day! READ MORE