Colorectal Cancer: A Serious, But Preventable Disease

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Learn the signs and symptoms, as well as steps that you can take to help reduce your risk. March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Although colorectal cancer can be a devastating disease, it is…

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Beating Colorectal Cancer at Age 23: Faith Kept Me Going

Most women will say that their twenties were some of the best years of their life. They’re young, carefree, and have their whole life ahead of them. At age 23, Jasmine Petross would have said the same. Her life was…

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Play4TheCure FUNdraising Ideas

Play4TheCure is dedicated to raising funds for the National Foundation for Cancer Research through competitive sports featuring recreational sports clubs, middle schools, high schools and collegiate sporting events. Through the program, teams are encouraged to brainstorm unique fundraising strategies. To…

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International Women’s Day: Empower Women with Knowledge

International Women’s Day has celebrated the accomplishments and advancements of women since it was established in the early 1900s. Celebrated annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day is a celebration of unity, advocacy, action, and empowerment. International Women’s Day has…

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10 Ways Your Diet Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

March is deemed National Nutrition Month – a month dedicated to focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. A healthy diet can impact many areas of health. A poor diet…

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Michael Hall Named 2020 Sjöberg Prize Recipient

Michael N. Hall, Ph.D., the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s (NFCR) 2017 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research winner, and David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., were named winners of the 2020 Sjöberg Prize “for their discovery of the target of…

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Top 10 Play4TheCure Teams of 2019

We want to thank every team that contributed to Play4TheCure in 2019 and give a special shout-out to our top fundraisers.

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Lynparza® Approval Brings New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Maintenance therapy previously approved for breast and ovarian cancer patients now shown to reduce the risk of disease progression or death by 47 percent among pancreatic cancer patients. Pancreatic cancer made headlines throughout 2019 after both Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek…

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2020 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize Awarded to a Pioneering Researcher Who Has Unlocked Workings of Cancer Drugs of Natural Product Origin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2020 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 – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Susan Band…

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How the New York Institute of Beauty is Redefining Care for Cancer Patients

Medical professionals and researchers are continuously finding incredible breakthroughs in cancer treatment. As treatment options continue to progress, Linda Giardinello founder of New York Institute of Beauty, has identified a major gap in the spa and salon industry. The New…

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Show Your Love to a Cancer Patient This Valentine’s Day

Cancer is a greedy disease. It somehow steals all of the time and excitement from the days. Couples that are battling a cancer diagnosis often get swept up in the treatment, appointments, and new daily rituals that accompany the disease.…

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