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A new study on Gliblastoma supported by NFCR just published

In a press release from Massachusetts General Hospital titled, “Glioma subtypes determine how the dangerous brain tumors spread, evade anti-angiogenic treatment” the research of NFCR Fellow, Rakesh Jain, Ph.D. is highlighted as published online in Cancer Cell in April, 2018. The study describes, “how different molecular subtypes of glioma cells use different strategies…...

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Two National Foundation for Cancer Research Scientists Among the National Academy of Inventors’ Latest Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2018 CONTACT: Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Honor Recognizes Top Academic Inventors BETHESDA, MD – In an event this afternoon at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, two funded scientists of the National Foundation…...

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2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize Invite

2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize will be awarded to Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., and John T. Schiller, Ph.D. for the development of vaccines for human papilloma virus (HPV). When:  Saturday May 5th, 2018 6:00 pm Where:  Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC  20004 Dress Code: Cocktail Attire…...

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Second Annual Meeting of Society for Neuro-Oncology of China (SNOChina 2018)

March 16-17, 2018 Changsha, Hunan, People’s Republic of China The Society for Neuro-Oncology of China has invited Dr. Sujuan Ba, the president and chief operating officer of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), to give a lecture at its annual meeting, SNOChina 2018, to be held in Changsha, Hunan…...

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Duo of Oncology Vaccine Pioneers at the National Cancer Institute to Receive 2018 Annual Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2018 CONTACT: Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org First Occasion for Award to Recognize Extraordinary Contributions in Cancer Prevention, Role of Vaccines BETHESDA, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that the 2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize…...

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Comfort Foods: Delicious Holiday Meals for Cancer Patients

As we deck the halls and prepare to gather with those we love, a festive and abundant meal will most likely be part of celebration plans. As a cancer patient or the loved one thereof, it’s best to be mindful of and intentional about the foods we eat and serve.…...

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer – What Every Patient Should Know

Nearly 15-20% of breast cancers are so-called “triple negative,” meaning such cancers have tested negative in pathology reports for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and Her2/Neu.   The growth of these cancers are not fueled by estrogen and progesterone, as are most cancers, and therefore, do not respond to hormonal therapies such as…...

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Weekend Roundup, October 13, 2017 | Ethel Walker Play Day

The weekend of October 13, 2017 more than a dozen teams will rally to Play4TheCure in support of cancer research, including the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT who is hosting their annual Play4TheCure Play Day....

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Turn Your NFCR Donation Into A Dream Vacation

Content courtesy of UpgradedPoints By Spencer Howard At UpgradedPoints, we’re obsessed with maximizing the travel experience. There’s nothing quite like taking your dream vacation, whether that’s eating cheap Michelin star-rated food in Singapore or exploring European history. Let’s be honest, though. While we all love to travel, we don’t really…...

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