Who We Are

The National Foundation for Cancer Research is dedicated to providing scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection and ultimately, a cure for all types of cancer.

Our Work

Funding & Honoring Research

Awareness

Bringing life-saving information to the public

RESEARCH

Funding scientists in the lab making ground-breaking discoveries

SZENT-GYÖRYGI PRIZE

Honoring the perennial accomplishments of researchers from around the world

Our Initiatives

Fueling Breakthrough Discoveries

FLY TO FIND A CURE

Supporting research and earning miles

PLAY4THECURE

Using a passion for sports to fund life-saving cancer research

ARTS4THECURE

Funding vital research through the arts

YOUTH AMBASSADORS

Students mobilizing their communities to raise funds and awareness

PLANNED GIVING

Supporting our mission with flexible, mutually beneficial financial planning

Research Highlights

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of thousands of individual donors, in 2018 our supported scientists contributed mightily to some of cancer research’s most potentially impactful breakthroughs and discoveries which will drive the next generation of diagnostics, treatments and preventive and early detection tools.

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“Cancer is a disease that can be cured…”

– Albert Szent-Györgyi, M.D., Ph.D.

1937 Nobel Laureate, NFCR Co-Founder

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