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Dr. Alfred Saah Talks Funding Innovative Research

Part of Dr. Saah and Merck’s efforts involve collaborating and funding basic scientific research. See why Dr. Saah thinks funding innovative, outside the box research is so essential for the future of medical breakthroughs....

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In Remembrance of Dr. Aaron Klug

       The National Foundation for Cancer Research remembers and recognizes the contributions of Aaron Klug, Ph.D., who passed away on November 20, 2018, at the age of 92. Born in Lithuania to a Jewish family in 1926, Aaron Klug grew up in South Africa and moved to the…...

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Q&A with Play4TheCure Team Garrison Forest

In an interview Team Parent and Fundraising Coordinator, Brian McComas, revealed how the team became involved with Play4TheCure and what contributed to their success....

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Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR) Names Gary Gordon Interim Chief Executive Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2018 CONTACT: Global Coalition for Adaptive Research Rachel Rosenstein-Sisson, Executive Assistant E-mail: rrosenstein.sisson@gcaresearch.org / Phone: 617-299-6471 National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 LEXINGTON, MA & ROCKVILLE, MD – Gary Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.,…...

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Dr. John Schiller Discusses the Power of NFCR Funding

Dr. Schiller and Dr. Lowy’s work is made possible through funding from foundations like NFCR that support innovative outside the box research responsible for major medical discoveries. See why Dr. Schiller thinks funding a wider range of research has the possibility of making a big impact.  ...

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Introducing: Faces & Voices of Cancer

You’ve been touched by cancer. We all have been. Maybe you’re a patient, caregiver, researcher, donor or survivor. Maybe you’ve even lost a loved one. Now it’s time to raise your voice. Tell your story. Inspire. And remind others—and even yourself—that none of us are alone. On Friday, October 12th,…...

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Dr. Doug Lowy on the Future of Cancer Research

Dr. Lowy, in collaboration with Dr. John Schiller, has been awarded the 2018 Szent-Györgyi prize for Progress in Cancer Research for their development of a preventive vaccine for human papilloma virus, which is the leading cause of cervical cancer cases. See why Dr. Lowy thinks that the problems with cancer…...

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Local Students Play Jazz for a Cure

Dodos Combo is a jazz band from the Landon School in Bethesda, MD.  They helped launch NFCR’s Arts4TheCure program by performing at the 2018 Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Award Ceremony held on May 5, 2018...

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Safeway Foundation Grant Awarded to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

NFCR is one of 13 local and regional organizations to be the recipient of a grant by Safeway Foundation supporting cancer research and treatment efforts. The $35,000 award will be directed toward the expansion of the Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline....

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Research Identifies Potential Guidance for Gastric Cancer Treatment

Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital (TMUCIH) have discovered that gastric cancer tissue samples bearing mutation of a specific gene, MUC16, too are associated with higher tumor mutation loads....

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