7 Cancer-Fighting New Year’s Resolutions

In honor of 2017, we’ve put together seven cancer-fighting new year's resolutions. From screenings to sunscreen, these easy resolutions are worth keeping!

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New Treatment for Glioblastoma Multiforme Developed by NFCR Scientists

Dr. Web Cavenee and Dr. Paul B. Fisher discover a new pharmacological agent to treat glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the deadliest brain cancer.

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Party4Life 2016 & the Lucy Fund

Ongoing fundraising efforts in honor of Lucy Stanovick seek to find a cure for metastatic cancer. To date, over $200,000 has been raised in Lucy’s name.

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Sarah’s Story: Dr. Civin’s Cancer Research “Saved My Life”

Sarah Byrd says she owes her life to Dr. Curt Civin, a pediatric oncologist specializing in leukemia research whose work is funded by NFCR.

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: Bladder Cancer Could Be Treated the Same Way as Breast Cancer

Researchers from UNC, Chapel Hill found a subtype of bladder cancer has the same molecular signatures as a subset of breast cancer.

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On the Move With Dr. Ba: 2016 Recap

NFCR President and COO, Dr. Sujuan Ba, has spent this past year traveling the world to lead efforts and collaborate with top scientists. Read about some of the conferences, people and successes in 2016.

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NFCR’s Dr. Web Cavenee Honored at Prestigious Gray Gala

NBTS held its annual Gray Gala and pioneers in brain tumor research were honored, including Dr. Web Cavanee, Chairman of NFCR’s Scientific Advisory Board.

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NFCR-Funded Scientist Selected as ‘Giant of Cancer Care’

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Director of the NFCR Center for Targeted Cancer Therapies at TGen, has been selected as a 2016 Giants of Cancer Care® by OncLive.

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NFCR’s Genomics Newsroom: New Method to Detect Biomarkers

A method called MishCTC is being developed that will detect a molecular biomarker that is inside tumor cells but can’t be detected in normal blood cells.

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7 Ways Dogs Help People with Cancer

Research now shows there are health-related benefits to spending time with these adorable, furry, four-legged friends.

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A Loving Tribute to Elmo’s Friends Phyllis and Tony Geiss

NFCR is the recipient of a generous gift from the Geiss Estate. Since Phyllis and Tony Geiss lived extraordinary lives, we are sharing their story with you - with Sesame Street songs in our heads!

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A Simple Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

Liz Diamond, a Major Gifts Officer at NFCR, urges you to get a simple colonoscopy. She emphatically says: "Colon cancer is oftentimes preventable!"

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