NFCR Writer Bradley Gillenwater, Author at NFCR

NFCR Writer Bradley Gillenwater

Playing Tunes, Fighting Tumors

The general manager of a utility company, George Unverzagt too is a guitarist and singer-songwriter with a bluesy, folk Americana band popular throughout much of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The Acoustic Wolves, comprised of himself and longtime musical partner Jeff Hemmerlin, have a bare, stripped-down style which has…...

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NFCR at ASCO 2019

The work of at least seven National Foundation for Cancer Research scientists will be featured during the 55th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), most prominently, Rakesh Jain, Ph.D. He will join over 30,000 physicians, researchers, administrators and other professionals for the largest yearly gathering of…...

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For the Community

In addition to its position as one of the premier cancer research support organizations in the U.S., the National Foundation for Cancer Research has also long served as a trusted resource for all. Our organization is doing everything in our power to bolster efforts by many of the most brilliant…...

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NFCR-Affiliated Brain Cancer Scientist’s Efforts Recognized Across the Pacific

W.K. Alfred Yung, M.D., a brain cancer researcher and former National Foundation for Cancer Research fellow, was last week presented with the 3rd Annual SNOChina Award for Outstanding Contributions of International Cooperation by the Chinese Medical Doctor Association’s (CMDA) Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO). The presentation was made at the 3rd…...

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Faces & Voices of Cancer—In Depth: Alice-Anne Birch

“My story began in a tin-roofed farmhouse near the banks of the Tippecanoe River. My feisty, funny and brilliant maternal grandmother still ran one of the family farms, where they had returned during World War II. She was diagnosed with breast cancer my senior year in college, and my mother…...

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James Allison: The Main Act

“How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.” The words of acclaimed physicist Niels Bohr can be thought to apply to the somewhat counterintuitive notion that by engineering an element of the human body’s wondrous natural defense network to disengage, wellbeing…...

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NFCR @ ASCO 2018

At least eight National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) scientists will be on hand for the 54th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), most prominently, Alice Shaw, M.D., Ph.D. They will join over 30,000 physicians, researchers, administrators and other professionals for the largest yearly gathering of…...

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Two More Giants of Cancer Care® with NFCR Affiliation

Respected healthcare professionals who are advancing the field of oncology by their contributions in research and clinical practice were recognized this evening as Giants of Cancer Care in an event at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. Two of the 21 honorees are recent fellows of the National Foundation for Cancer…...

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An Evening Honoring Tremendous Achievement in Cancer Prevention

The National Foundation for Cancer Research’s (NFCR) annual marquee event was held in Washington, DC on Saturday evening, May 5th. The 2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research ceremony and dinner occasioned much, including a gathering of NFCR principals and scientists, communication of the Foundation’s mandate, messages from the…...

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Quartet of NFCR Scientists Publishes Papers in Immediate Succession

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2018 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Three Articles Offer Possible Bases for Brain Cancer Treatments, Insight into Somatic Mutations     ROCKVILLE, MD – A trio of papers co-authored by…...

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