Letter to Congress Opposing Legislation That Would Provide False Hope to Terminally Ill Patients

August 2, 2017

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Public Citizen and 17 other groups sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose legislation that would most appropriately each be titled the “False Hope Act of 2017.” The legislation would put countless patients at risk by dramatically undermining the FDA’s role in ensuring that medical products are safe and effective before they become widely used.