For four decades, NFCR has been committed to discovery-oriented research for a cure. We promote and facilitate collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside.

In this section, explore our major research findings by cancer type, from over fifty NFCR-sponsored laboratories across the United States and around the world. Learn the latest news from our Research Discovery Centers, an international “Laboratory Without Walls” that promotes idea and information sharing across specialties and institutions. Stay up-to-date on the latest cancer breakthroughs, and see what the time and donations of millions can accomplish. 


NFCR is well-recognized by the scientific community for the unique role we play in accelerating cancer research.


Since 1973, NFCR has provided more than $309 million to fund cancer research and prevention education. NFCR has allowed some of the world's brightest scientists to take initial steps toward breakthrough discoveries, laying the groundwork for the development of many of today's most innovative and effective cancer therapies.


Scientist Showcase

The impact of NFCR's research is vast. The discoveries we fund result in treatments that save thousands of lives, and give scientists new tools and technology to better prevent, detect, and fight all types of cancer.


Scientific Conferences

NFCR and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences successfully hosted the US-China Symposium in Beijing on Nov 4-6, 2012.


Tissue Bank Consortium in Asia

Working in partnership with leading research hospitals, the National Foundation for Cancer Research is expanding its Tissue Bank Consortium in Asia to provide access to high quality cancer tissue to researchers around the globe and promote collaborative research.


The Power of your Donation

NFCR is proud to be supported by a network of 400,000 donors each year. Together EVERY donation, big and small, has a major impact towards fully funding Research for a Cure.