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Robyn Stoller

On the Move with Dr. Ba

This year, cancer research is moving at an exciting pace towards a real transformation. Just last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a cancer treatment based on a biomarker rather than the body location where the cancer originates....

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Meet Dorothy Elicker: A Mother Carrying on Her Daughter’s Legacy

Dorothy Elicker will never forget April 1, 2008 as that was the day her daughter, Lucy Stanovick, was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer — she was just 42 years old. Lucy was a beacon of light to all who knew her. While fighting her own health battles and raising two…...

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Meet Darrell Rice: A Courageous and Inspirational Caregiver

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Carmen Rice’s survival from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) – the deadliest brain cancer that is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal. Carmen’s thirteen-year survival is nothing less than miraculous and last month, we shared her incredible story with you. Today, we’d like to…...

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Donate Your Special Day to Cancer Research

The statistics are staggering. One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. This means that cancer will very likely affect each of us at some point in our lives — whether it is through our own personal diagnosis or through that…...

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Dr. Jim Allison: Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneer

Szent-Györgyi Prize Winners: Then & Now The Szent-Györgyi Prize was established in honor of Nobel laureate Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi, co-founder of NFCR, to recognize outstanding scientific achievement in the war against cancer. Ten years later, “ASG Winners: Then & Now” looks at these winners, their extraordinary contributions and how their discoveries have made possible new…...

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5 Facts to Know about Sarcoma

July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Deemed a “forgotten cancer” because of its rarity, sarcomas are cancers that start in bone, muscle, connective tissue, blood vessels or fat, and can be found anywhere in the body....

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Ally Minker: A Young Woman Determined to Make a Difference

For the third year in a row, Play4TheCure® and minor league baseball are teaming up to raise money and awareness for cutting-edge cancer research— a partnership started by National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Youth Ambassador Ally Minker. Nearly nine years ago, Matt Minker passed away from cancer. Baseball was…...

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The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

In honor of National Eat Your Beans Day, we’d like to boast about the bountiful benefits beans provide....

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Welcome to Our NEW Website

After six months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of the new and improved www.nfcr.org....

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FDA Approves First Cancer Drug Based on Genetics… Not Tumor Location

Just last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the cancer medicine— Keytruda® (generic name pembrolizumab)— to treat cancers that have a specific genetic mutation or biomarker. This is the first time a cancer treatment has been approved based on a biomarker rather than the body location where the…...

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