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We believe that nanotechnology will have a transformative effect on cancer diagnosis and treatment. In fact, its impact is already visible in the research being conducted through many of the centers we are announcing today. Through the applications of nanotechnology, we will increase the rate of progress towards eliminating the suffering and death due to cancer.
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#Cancer

Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America's greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope.
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#Cancer

It will be an important step in our understanding of the genetic components of cancer and the genetic susceptibilities of people affected by cancer.
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#Cancer

Over the past decade, prescribing information has grown more and more complex, more and more dense and more difficult to negotiate.
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#Information

This cancer genome atlas project is all about the progress that is necessary for us to make cancer a chronic and manageable condition that no longer causes the suffering and death that we see all around us.
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#Cancer

This new guidance level will further reduce an already minimal risk from lead exposure in candy.
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#Guidance

The National Cancer Institute wants to make certain the results of clinical research are rapidly disseminated to healthcare providers and patients, to ensure life-enhancing cancer treatments are widely available.
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#Cancer

The new label design makes it easier for doctors to get access to important information about drug safety and benefits, and this in turn will help them have more meaningful discussions with their patients.
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#Design

The new label design makes it easier for doctors to get access to important information about drug safety and benefits, and this in turn will help them have more meaningful discussions with their patients. This redesigned label is a big step in our commitment to giving health professionals the tools and information they need to optimize their clinical practice and choose among a growing number of effective treatments to make more personalized prescribing decisions for their patients.
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#Design

This operation suggests that drugs ordered from so-called 'Canadian' Internet sites are not drugs of known safety and efficacy. These results make clear there are Internet sites that claim to be 'Canadian' that, in fact, are peddling drugs of dubious origin, safety, and efficacy. We believe that these 'bait and switch' tactics --- offering patients one thing and then giving them something else -- are misleading to patients and potentially harmful to the public health.
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#Drugs

The FDA has formed a rapid response team.
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#FDA

One of the biggest barriers research and academic institutions face is the ability to get discoveries made in the lab into clinical testing. The new Exploratory IND guidance emphasizes the flexibility available to researchers when conducting early clinical testing of these cutting-edge treatments. As we enter the era of personalized medicine, these exploratory approaches enable scientists to take full advantage of new technologies to target the development of more individualized therapies.
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#Ability

In the last month, we have announced important steps toward creating an electronic environment for drug safety and effectiveness information that can provide patients and healthcare professionals with critical information at the point of care. This revised prescription information format, in combination with new requirements for electronic labels announced earlier this month and requirements for barcodes on drugs will dramatically improve the way healthcare professionals and consumers obtain information about prescription drugs.
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#Environment

We will continue to do all we can to protect the public health against these dietary supplements that have been found to cause serious illness and injury.
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#Health