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2017: The Year of Cancer Genomics

National Foundation for Cancer Research CEO Franklin Salisbury Jr. predicts: "It looks like 21st century medicine will be about cancer genomics."...

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7 Cancer-Fighting New Year’s Resolutions

In honor of 2017, we’ve put together seven cancer-fighting new year's resolutions. From screenings to sunscreen, these easy resolutions are worth keeping!...

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Party4Life 2016 & the Lucy Fund

Ongoing fundraising efforts in honor of Lucy Stanovick seek to find a cure for metastatic cancer. To date, over $200,000 has been raised in Lucy’s name....

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: Bladder Cancer Could Be Treated the Same Way as Breast Cancer

Researchers from UNC, Chapel Hill found a subtype of bladder cancer has the same molecular signatures as a subset of breast cancer....

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Two of Our Favorite Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

To help during this copious-cookie time, we’ve hand-picked two of our favorite recipes that offer a healthier take on your favorite holiday treats....

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

With lung cancer affecting the lives of so many people, it’s important to understand the disease and what we can do to improve our chances of beating it....

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: New Method to Detect Biomarkers

A method called MishCTC is being developed that will detect a molecular biomarker that is inside tumor cells but can’t be detected in normal blood cells....

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7 Ways Dogs Help People with Cancer

Research now shows there are health-related benefits to spending time with these adorable, furry, four-legged friends....

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A Loving Tribute to Elmo’s Friends Phyllis and Tony Geiss

NFCR is the recipient of a generous gift from the Geiss Estate. Since Phyllis and Tony Geiss lived extraordinary lives, we are sharing their story with you - with Sesame Street songs in our heads!...

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A Simple Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

Liz Diamond, a Major Gifts Officer at NFCR, urges you to get a simple colonoscopy. She emphatically says: "Colon cancer is oftentimes preventable!"...

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