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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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Dr. Michael Hall on Why Funding is So Important for Cancer Research

Dr. Hall and many other scientist’s innovative research would not be possible without support and funding from private foundations such as the National Foundation for Cancer Research. See why Dr. Hall believes funding plays such an important role in cancer research....

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Happy Birthday, Amos

11-year-old Amos decides to celebrate his birthday in a special way this year. His story is a perfect reminder that you’re never too young or too old to make a difference....

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Cytokine discovered by NFCR Fellow Paul Fisher holds promise for combating prostate cancer bone metastasis

Published study continues to build evidence that cytokine discovered by NFCR Fellow Paul Fisher holds promise for combating prostate cancer bone metastasis...

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NFCR Launches Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline

What is the Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline? A cancer diagnosis comes with panic, confusion, uncertainty and many questions, such as what tests should be scheduled? What are the best treatment options? How to communicate the diagnosis with friends and family? The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) understands patients’ frustrations…...

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Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to diabetes and high body-mass index

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) have concluded that there is a causal association between diabetes and high BMI and several types of cancer.  As the prevalence of  these cancer risk factors increases, clinical and public health efforts should focus on identifying…...

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Play4TheCure Summer Series 2018

The Play4TheCure team is excited to take our fundraising activities on the road this Spring and Summer as we visit Minor League Baseball teams around Maryland and Virginia! Our partnership with Minor League Baseball (MiLB) was initiated by one of our motivated youth ambassadors, Ally Minker. Minker partnered with Carolina…...

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