Since 2001, the Abigail Alliance has fought for wider access to experimental treatments. We are a 501(c)(3) that advocates for people with life-threatening illnesses.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Support the Freedom of Treatment Act

State and federal Right to Try laws provide important protections to physicians and drug companies that help terminally-ill people try investigational therapies outside of clinical trials. Unfortunately, patient access has been limited up to this point due to ambiguities in the law.

The Freedom of Treatment Act is model legislation that clarifies the basic rights of people with terminal illnesses who have run out of treatment options.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Guest Column: People with ALS Need More Treatment Options

By Matt Bellina |

Matt Bellina is a father, Navy Veteran, and patient advocate who is receiving an experimental treatment under the new Federal Right to Try law.

Caitlin Bellina and Jim Worthington stand with Matt Bellina for the National Anthem before The 2017 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon | Photo by Helga Proudfoot

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Dr. Stathopoulos: Humanitarian of the Year for 2019


An internationally renowned neurosurgeon and CEO is revolutionizing the treatment of patients with brain cancer.

Apolstolos Stathopoulos photographed at his office in Belgium in May of 2017 | Photograph by Thierry du Bois