People rightly expect our industry to discover the next breakthrough medicine. Any cure begins with hope.
- Between 1971 and 2008, better medicines have helped increase the number of cancer survivors living in the U.S. from 3 million to 12 million.
- In 1975, the five-year survival rate of children diagnosed with cancer was 58%. By 2005, the five-year survival rate had risen to 81%.
- Every year, PhRMA honors outstanding achievements by individuals and research teams in the biopharmaceutical sector, academic/public research and healthcare provider communities.