Silver Book Fact

According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a cancer medicine in the pipeline would inhibit production of a protein that may interfere with the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

Related Facts

  • An experimental drug has been found to extend the lives of kidney patients by about 3.5 months–from 7 to just under 11. It has also been shown to delay…  
  • Investments in research since the 1970s have generated $1.9 trillion of value to society overall.  
  • Widespread use of selective estrogen receptor modulators could result in an approximately 30% decrease in breast cancer.  
  • FDA approved cancer advances
     
  • Cancer death rates for all races/ethnicities and both sexes combined decreased by 2.1% per year from 2002-2004, nearly twice the annual decrease of 1.1% per year from 1993-2002.