PhRMA Release: Nearly 1,000 Medicines in Development to Help Patients in Their Fight Against Cancer

Published: May 31, 2012

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are testing 981 medicines and vaccines to fight the many types of cancer affecting millions of patients worldwide, according to a report released today by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). These potential medicines, which are either in clinical trials or under review by the Food and Drug Administration, include 121 for lung cancer, 117 for lymphoma and 111 for breast cancer.

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