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Taste the cancer-fighting power of pumpkin

Pumpkins are a low calorie, nutritional powerhouse that can be used to make savory soups, sweet treats and nutritious meals. Check out our recipe for simple pumpkin soup with garlic kale sesame topping....

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Brain Tumors

May is not just National Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month, it’s also National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Background: Of the nearly 80,000 brain tumors diagnosed in the U.S. each year, approximately 32% are considered malignant – or cancerous. Overall, the chance that a person will develop a malignant tumor…...

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Kidney Cancer

March is National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and, as this disease continues affecting the lives of so many people every year, it’s important to understand it. Background: Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women. In the United States, an estimated 63,990 people will…...

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Cancer-Curbing Cauliflower: Your Carb Replacement

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables in the cruciferous family & can be used to replace carbohydrates. Here's a cauliflower recipe & tips....

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Tasty Tomatoes: Anti-Cancer Attributes & A Healthy Recipe

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A, C and E, and the antioxidant lycopene. Studies show that lycopene may help prevent certain types of cancers....

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: Using Molecular Imaging to Guide Cancer Therapy

Molecular imaging combines conventional anatomic imaging with genomic testing and enables doctors to literally see cancer at its molecular or genetic level....

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Attention Women: 6 Must-Know Facts About Cervical Cancer

It’s important to understand cervical cancer - the disease known as a “silent killer” - and what women can do to improve our chances of beating it....

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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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Sarah’s Story: Dr. Civin’s Cancer Research “Saved My Life”

Sarah Byrd says she owes her life to Dr. Curt Civin, a pediatric oncologist specializing in leukemia research whose work is funded by NFCR....

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