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Knowledge is Power—Know Your Cancer Risk

The National Foundation for Cancer Research is a world leader in the fight against cancer. Although our research program is what will lead to game-changing discoveries, new prevention tools, treatments and ultimately a cure—NFCR is also now committed to providing direct support to patients. Through NFCR’s Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline,…...

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Meet our Play4TheCure Summer Interns!

We are excited to introduce our Play4TheCure summer interns Chloe Riven and Ethan Li to you!...

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NFCR Fellow Susan Band Horwitz Named Giant of Cancer Care

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2019   CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Management E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Becomes the Fifth National Foundation for Cancer Research Scientist to Receive the Honor ROCKVILLE, MD – National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Fellow Susan…...

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A Letter of Hope from a Mother and Cancer Survivor

On December 1, 2009 at age 41, I was diagnosed with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma, aka Bile Duct Cancer—a very rare, aggressive and difficult to treat type of cancer. Just 20 days after being diagnosed, I was having surgery to remove the tumor, along with 2/3 of my liver. Despite the surgery,…...

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In Remembrance of Sanford “Sandy” Hillsberg

Every day, we are reminded of the impact our donors make on cancer research. We especially remember a uniquely special individual, Mr. Sanford “Sandy” Hillsberg, who passed away on February 19th and is being memorialized in a formal ceremony today. There is a saying, “Being deeply loved by someone gives…...

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NFCR Fellow Susan Band Horwitz Receives Canada Gairdner Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Canada’s Most Prominent Scientific Prize Honors World’s Biomedical Research Elite ROCKVILLE, MD – Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D., has today been named one of seven…...

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NFCR at the 2019 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Profile Includes Distinguished Public Service Award for Daniel Von Hoff ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) will be well represented…...

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Salisbury Award Launched by National Foundation for Cancer Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 New Program Widens NFCR’s Translational Research Scope, Honors Family’s Contributions ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) last Thursday, February 21st,…...

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