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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

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Monthly Archives: October 2014

PhRMA Launches ‘I’m Not Average’ Campaign to Highlight the Stories of Cancer Survivors

Washington, DC, October 6, 2014 ― The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has launched a campaign, called “I Am Not Average,” to share inspirational stories from patients about the powerful impact advances and innovations in cancer medicines have had on their lives.

Dian “CJ” Corneliussen-James was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Nearly eight years later, CJ is still here, thanks in part to innovations in cancer medicines. Although the average length of survival for women with metastatic breast cancer is only a few years, some patients, like CJ, live well beyond the average.  [To see the video, click here.]

It is because of stories like this that medicines should not be evaluated based on the projected value they provide to an average patient, but on the value they provide to individual patients and the potential to extend and improve the quality of their lives. Continue reading