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New Lung Cancer Breakthrough Illustrates the Potential Peril of Drug Price Controls

We at CFIF often highlight the clear and present danger that drug price control schemes pose to American consumers, who benefit from our private pharmaceutical sector that leads the world - by far - in innovation.  A new lung cancer treatment breakthrough in the form of Amgen's Lumakras illustrates that interrelationship.

Simply put, Lumakras reduced the risk of progression by 34% compared to chemotherapy in patents with advanced lung cancer, which is particularly welcome considering lung cancer's especially low survival rate (18.6% over five years, and just 5% for advanced forms).  The breakthrough required years of research and enormous amounts of investment, however, which The Wall Street Journal notes makes Lumakras the type of innovation put at risk by new drug price controls…[more]

September 22, 2022 • 05:06 PM

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Tuesday, December 01 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news of the passing of our friend and Center for Individual Freedom board member Bruce Herschensohn. 

Bruce was an extraordinary man who lived a remarkably accomplished life.  He moved so many people as a film-maker, writer, author, TV commentator, presidential advisor, professor, U.S. Senate candidate in California and board member, among many other pursuits. Bruce’s knowledge of history was unparalleled. His love of country and the cause of freedom unmatched. Most of all, Bruce was truly loved by all who were fortunate to know him.

We are incredibly grateful to him for his contributions to our organization and our country. He will be missed by all.

Godspeed, Bruce. 

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