NCHR Comments to FDA Advisory Committee on Organ Care System-Lung

May 17, 2017. There is tremendous pressure to have more treatment options, but if the FDA approves OCS despite the lack of unbiased evidence of non-inferiority, many lives will be put at risk. Improving the studies – including following the clear advice of the FDA – will answer all the essential questions about whether OCS is non-inferior to cold storage, and for whom.

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NCHR Comment on the USPSTF’s Draft Recommendations for BRCA-Related Cancer: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing

April 12, 2017. We support the USPSTF’s efforts to provide updated recommendations on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing on BRCA-related cancer, based on quality, up-to-date scientific studies. We hope the review will quantify the benefits and harms of each step starting with screening, in order to help USPSTF to make meaningful recommendations for appropriate subpopulations of women.

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