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Feliz Navi-dog: How One Pup Brings Holiday Cheer to Cancer Patients

As the holiday season approaches, there seems to be an increase of generosity and selflessness amongst the general public. Everyone seems to be in a giving frame of mind as the holiday cheer embraces them. People are more receptive to donating to charitable causes or volunteering their time to improve…...

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Rookie Play4TheCure Team, Central Catholic Volleyball, Raises $1,205 for Cancer Research

With thoughtful fundraising efforts and community involvement, Central Catholic Volleyball honored those with cancer while supporting cancer research at the National Foundation for Cancer Research....

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5 Questions About Nutrition and Cancer with an Oncology Dietitian

After diagnosis, cancer patients have a lot to manage. Oncology dietitian Nichole Giller works with patients to reduce the confusion around diet during and after cancer treatment. Giller said her work is rewarding because she can discuss modern research with cancer patients and survivors in hopes of giving them the…...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers? Build Your Own Protein Bowl

Looking for something to do with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers or to experience the warm and comforting taste of the holidays? Try a festive and delicious Thanksgiving protein bowl. Not only is this recipe flexible and creative, it’s protein-packed! Use what you have leftover from Thanksgiving or try the recommended recipes…...

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Giving Tuesday: The Global Day of Giving

The holiday season has many people thinking about giving gifts and embracing the spirit of generosity. Most of the beautiful generosity is close to home, spoiling loved ones with presents and treats. Giving Tuesday was established in 2012 as a way to harness the generosity of the season and encourage…...

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How to GIVE and GET this Holiday Season

More Than Just a Bang for Your Buck December is a busy time. On top of planning holiday feasts, shopping for gifts, and trying to help those in need as much as possible, the month is over in a blink of the eye. As dedicated as people may be to…...

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National Foundation for Cancer Research Conducts Salisbury Award Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2019 CONTACTS: National Foundation for Cancer Research Tanyelle Gill, Director of Marketing & Special Events E-mail: tgill@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9119 Winner and Runners-Up Named, Salisbury Family Honored ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) last Thursday, November 14, conducted its latest Salisbury…...

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Progress in Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pancreatic cancer is a particularly vicious disease. Because the pancreas is nestled deep within the internal organ cavity, identifying the tumor early is a rare occurrence. In fact, over half of the diagnoses occur after the disease has spread to distant parts of the body. As a result, there is…...

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