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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The Benefits of Online Fundraising

As the internet increasingly becomes a part of our daily lives, fundraising efforts must keep up with the trend. Statistics show that 54% of donors worldwide prefer to give online, and this number is growing every year. By using platforms…

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Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month: Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. Although rare, these cancers affect thousands of people and their families around the world each year. It’s estimated that nearly 12,000 individuals will be diagnosed with gallbladder cancer in 2020, while…

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Meet Our Play4TheCure Spring 2020 Interns!

We are excited to introduce our Play4TheCure spring interns: Ava Edalatkhah and Sarah Sylvan!

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Take Action for World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe band together for one day of pure and empowering support for those affected by cancer. That day, celebrated on the 4th of February, is known simply as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is…

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Sunscreen vs Vitamin D: What you need to know this winter

It’s that time of year again where sunny days are few and far between for many parts of America. Winter strikes down victim after victim with seasonal affective disorder, leaving thousands of people desperate for a glimpse of sunshine. Other…

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