Free Republic 2nd Qtr 2020 Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $3,123
Woo hoo!! And the first 3% is in!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

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  • Is Boston Marathon Fundraising Out of Control?

    12/05/2019 6:09:58 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    s Boston Marathon Fundraising Out of Control? ^ | December 3, 2019 | Sarah Lorge Butler
    Aaron Stevens will run the Boston Marathon for the sixth time in April, and his fifth as part of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute team. For each of the past two years, he has raised $16,000 for the cancer center. The effort is personal. Stevens lost a cousin in her 30s to colon cancer, and his father survived grueling treatment for bladder cancer that included a nine-week stay in intensive care. He’s got his two-pronged fundraising strategy down pat—an email list of 500 people get monthly appeals from him, and he can count on at least 100 of those people to...
  • WSJ: Pazdur's Cancer Rules - The FDA's oncology chief gets his revenge.

    07/06/2005 5:02:16 AM PDT · by OESY · 9 replies · 1,484+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 6, 2005 | Editorial
    ...FDA oncology drugs chief Richard Pazdur is the most important person in the U.S. government when it comes to cancer drugs, and he has never made a secret that he dislikes the accelerated approval process under which Iressa got the green light. Nor has he been shy about suggesting that the agency was railroaded in this drug's case. The truth is that Iressa-maker AstraZeneca simply refused to play by Dr. Pazdur's rules. In 2002 -- knowing it had plenty of data to qualify for accelerated approval -- the company rebuffed his requests for more trials and appealed directly to something...