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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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The Man Who Halted the Growth of Tumors: Dr. Harold F. Dvorak

Research Then & Treatments Now: NFCR-funded scientist Dr. Dvorak's discovery helped pave the way for researchers to develop treatments to halt tumor growth....

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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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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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Holiday Lights for Cancer Research

Pete and Sherri Kimbell have a holiday tradition in Indian Trail, NC that delights their community and raises money for the National Foundation for Cancer Research....

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NFCR’s Dr. Web Cavenee Honored at Prestigious Gray Gala

NBTS held its annual Gray Gala and pioneers in brain tumor research were honored, including Dr. Web Cavanee, Chairman of NFCR’s Scientific Advisory Board....

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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-Funded Scientist Selected as ‘Giant of Cancer Care’

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Director of the NFCR Center for Targeted Cancer Therapies at TGen, has been selected as a 2016 Giants of Cancer Care® by OncLive....

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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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