Ricardo Garcia: The Power of Repurposing

When volasertib was discontinued after an unsatisfactory Phase III clinical trial as an anti-leukemia drug, it did not die a quick death, or die at all. Like Viagra and thalidomide before it, volasertib was “repurposed;” if the original vision for…

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NFCR Funded Translational Cancer Research Project Receives Virginia Catalyst Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 ROCKVILLE, MD – A translational research project supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research…

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Hearty & Healthy Holiday Recipe: Vegetarian Wellington

The halls are decked, the stockings are hung, and now all that’s left to do is prepare the holiday dinner menu. Every holiday host knows that there is a fine line between adding creative new dishes and maintaining the beloved…

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Fly to Find a Cure: Give Wings to Cancer Research

Travel enthusiasts, frequent flyers and cancer research supporters can make a difference with their airline miles by joining the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s signature fundraising program, Fly to Find a Cure. This unique program allows donors to support the…

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Feliz Navi-dog: How One Pup Brings Holiday Cheer to Cancer Patients

As the holiday season approaches, there seems to be an increase of generosity and selflessness amongst the general public. Everyone seems to be in a giving frame of mind as the holiday cheer embraces them. People are more receptive to…

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Rookie Play4TheCure Team, Central Catholic Volleyball, Raises $1,205 for Cancer Research

With thoughtful fundraising efforts and community involvement, Central Catholic Volleyball honored those with cancer while supporting cancer research at the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

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5 Questions About Nutrition and Cancer with an Oncology Dietitian

After diagnosis, cancer patients have a lot to manage. Oncology dietitian Nichole Giller works with patients to reduce the confusion around diet during and after cancer treatment. Giller said her work is rewarding because she can discuss modern research with…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers? Build Your Own Protein Bowl

Looking for something to do with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers or to experience the warm and comforting taste of the holidays? Try a festive and delicious Thanksgiving protein bowl. Not only is this recipe flexible and creative, it’s protein-packed! Use what…

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Giving Tuesday: The Global Day of Giving

The holiday season has many people thinking about giving gifts and embracing the spirit of generosity. Most of the beautiful generosity is close to home, spoiling loved ones with presents and treats. Giving Tuesday was established in 2012 as a…

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How to GIVE and GET this Holiday Season

More Than Just a Bang for Your Buck December is a busy time. On top of planning holiday feasts, shopping for gifts, and trying to help those in need as much as possible, the month is over in a blink…

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