The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection, prevention and ultimately, a cure. NFCR has distinguished itself in the cancer research sector by emphasizing long-term, transformative research often overlooked by other major funding sources. With the help of more than 5.3 million individual donors over the last 49 years, NFCR has delivered more than $390 million in funding to public education and cancer research leading to several important, life-saving discoveries.
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) was founded in 1973 to support cancer research and public education relating to the prevention, early diagnosis, better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside. NFCR is committed to Research for a Cure – cures for all types of cancer.
NFCR is committed to fighting cancer by funding high-risk, high-impact, and potentially high-reward discoveries in the labs and transforming them into life-saving treatments for cancer patients. Through global collaboration, NFCR is making unique impact on a new and accelerated path to cures. NFCR envisions a world without cancer!