NFCR President and COO to co-organize and speak at SNOChina 2018

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,…

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Infectious Disease Agents as a Cause of Cancer

Cancer is a group of diseases defined by abnormal cell growth and caused by genetic defects. Most of us know that these genetic defects can be inherited, caused by environmental factors such as smoking, drinking, obesity and a lack of…

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Take a Bite Out Of Cancer: Foods that Fight Cancer

Fuel is important and our choices in fuel are equally so. We put high-test in our cars, buy organic milk for our children and we obsess about our coffee! If we’re willing to go to these lengths, why not be…

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New Compound Targets Metastatic Cancer Cells

​Scientists​ ​at​ ​Bar-Ilan​ ​University​ ​in​ ​Israel​ ​successfully​ ​targeted​ ​and​ ​rendered​ ​inert​ ​the​ ​enzyme that metastatic​ ​cancer​ ​cells​ ​need​ ​to​ ​survive​ ​in​ ​the​ ​body​ ​once​ ​they​ ​have​ ​left​ ​their​ ​host​ ​tumor.​ ​

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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,…

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Unfortunately, breast cancer stats are staggering. Although there's no sure way to prevent breast cancer, here are 7 steps to minimize your risk.

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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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Corners for Cancer; A Legacy of Giving

When Maura Greenwood, a former field hockey player at Upper Dublin High School, shared the news that her mother had been diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she turned to her coach, Heather Boyer for support. That is the moment…

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Smart Sandwich Stacking

Everybody loves a good sandwich – they’re easy to make, easy to take wherever you go and you can put practically anything on them. Here’s how to construct the perfect cancer-fighting sandwich in four easy steps.

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Gynecologic Cancer

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. Because ALL women are at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer, it’s important for women to understand these diseases and what we can do to prevent them or lower our risk of developing them.

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Taste the cancer-fighting power of pumpkin

Pumpkins are a low calorie, nutritional powerhouse that can be used to make savory soups, sweet treats and nutritious meals. Check out our recipe for simple pumpkin soup with garlic kale sesame topping.

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Blood Cancers

Blood cancers form in the bone marrow where blood is made or in the lymphatic system which protects us from infections. Background: Blood cancers account for almost 10% of new cancer cases in the U.S. each year. More than 1.2…

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