FAMEDs Newsletter #12

FREEDOM OF ACCESS TO MEDICINES NEWSLETTER #12

June 29, 2011

Day #2 of FDA Avastin Hearing!

FAMEDS will be publishing a live feed of details of Day 2 of the Avastin Hearing ALL day Wednesday! Please continuously check our Twitter, Facebook page and Website for News as it happens!

Register to view the FDA Avastin Hearing Webcast

INSIDE THE HEARING

Today Genentech/Roche is presenting their data and the case why Avastin is working to extend the lives of those patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer. They are stating which points they agree with and disagree on to the FDA panel. We will bring you a recap on the day's events in the next newsletter and on our Hearing web page: www.fameds.org/hearing

AVASTIN IN THE MEDIA

FAMEDS Founder Terry Kalley will be Interviewed on Americas Newsroom on Fox News today at 10:15AM EST concerning the FDA Hearing. Please watch for the segment! You can watch on TV and Here: www.foxnews.com/on-air/americas-newsroom

Avastin Peaked in the #2 most searched topic on Google Tuesday Afternoon! This shows how important of an issue the FDA Hearing is to people across the U.S.!



Avastin received a great deal of media coverage on Radio, TV, in Newspapers and on the web on the start of Day #2 of the FDA Hearing.

Here is a sample of articles worth reading:

U.S. to Hear Roche on Avastin for Breast Cancer – via Fox News

Avastin Supporters Testify At FDA Meeting – via Huffington Post

Cancer Survivors Appeal to F.D.A. Over Avastin - via New York Times

Nature News Blog: FDA hearing on Avastin draws protestors – via Nature News

DONATIONS NEEDED

For the Rally, FAMEDS printed and purchased many flyers, signs, banners, t-shirts, and rented a shuttle to Capitol Hill among other costs. Please consider helping and giving a tax-deductible donation of any amount: www.fameds.org/makeadonation

We greatly appreciate our supporters!

 
 
Avastin Fight Song


Composer and performer, Andrew Katz, NYC

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