Thoughtfully Yours: Holiday Gifts for Cancer Patients

Chestnuts roasting, songs, laughter and festive family meals are the hallmark of nearly every holiday now at hand. It’s worthwhile to consider viewing this time of year as a chance to purposely choose to celebrate the things we have and…

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Forty Percent of American Cancer Cases Linked to Weight

In a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity and even being overweight are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer, comprising 40% of all cancer diagnoses. More than 630,000 people in the…

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Lung Cancers Can Differ by Race

According to Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, recently discovered genetic differences in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) between some African-Americans and European-Americans suggest that there are racial differences in the biology of the…

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Top 10 fundraisers of 2017, as of 12/15/2017

Highlighting our top 10 Play4TheCure team fundraisers of 2017!

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Holiday Lights for Cancer Research

Pete and Sherri Kimbell have a holiday tradition in Indian Trail, NC that delights their community and raises money for the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

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Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know

We will today take an in-depth look at pancreatic cancer. The Who According to Johns Hopkins University, this year, “an estimated 53,070 adults (27,670 men and 25,400 women) in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It is estimated…

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Circadian Rhythms & Cancer

Twice a year, as we turn our clocks backward or forward to adjust for daylight savings time, we see headlines everywhere about the implications of the time change on our biological clocks. This year, however, our biological clock got extra…

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Two of Our Favorite Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

To help during this copious-cookie time, we’ve hand-picked two of our favorite recipes that offer a healthier take on your favorite holiday treats.

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Using Cancer to Fight Cancer

Researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M) devised a process to grow a series of honeycomb-like arrays of tiny, lab-grown cancers that could one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer. The findings are detailed in…

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The Full Story of Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi

Learn about the Vitamin-C studying, Nobel-Prize winning co-founder of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi.

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Folate for Improved Health

Folate is a member of the B vitamins family and is essential to the formation of red and white blood cells in the bone marrow, the conversion of carbohydrates into energy and the production of DNA and RNA. For those with or without…

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Comfort Foods: Delicious Holiday Meals for Cancer Patients

As we deck the halls and prepare to gather with those we love, a festive and abundant meal will most likely be part of celebration plans. As a cancer patient or the loved one thereof, it’s best to be mindful…

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