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Who We Are

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) 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

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Honoring the perennial accomplishments of researchers from around the world

Our Initiatives

Fueling Discoveries

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Supporting research and earning miles

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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

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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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