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5 Grilling Ideas to Improve Your Cookout and a Healthy Summer Recipe

It is no secret that a healthy and balanced diet can greatly improve one’s health. Studies suggest that following a healthy diet could prevent 30-50% of all cancers. As the warmer weather slowly sneaks up, so do some bad summer eating habits. Summer grilling is a staple in the warmer months, but…...

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National Foundation for Cancer Research Announces 2021 Salisbury Award Competition Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2021 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Corporate Outreach E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Program is Designed to Catalyze and Advance Promising Cancer Research Innovations onto a Path of Commercialization and Patient Impact ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation…...

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Natural Killer (NK) Cell-based Treatment Demonstrates Its Potential to Become an Effective Novel Cancer Therapy

Natural Killer (NK) cells are specialized lymphocytes that play critical roles in the immune response against abnormal cells, including all kinds of cancer cells. Different from T cells that need to be pre-activated by antigen-presenting cells before gaining the killing power, NK cells can quickly respond to a wide variety…...

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New Brain Scan Technology Can Improve Tumor Removal

Any illness or disease that impacts the brain is highly complex. None more so than brain tumors, which affect over 20,000 Americans each year. While surgeons have become more advanced in the removal of brain tumors, experts continue to face extreme challenges in ensuring all cancerous tissues are removed during surgery. That…...

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10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active

Did you know that only 1 in 4 children gets the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day? While sitting at a desk studying can certainly boost a student’s grade point average, the alarming increase of a sedentary lifestyle amongst children can increase their risk of cancer.  The National Health and Nutrition…...

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Melanoma 101: What You Need to Know

Skin cancer diagnoses are growing at an alarming rate.  In fact, over the past three decades, more people have been diagnosed with some form of skin cancer than all other cancers combined. Melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, is the deadliest type.  Many cases of melanoma can be prevented. To protect…...

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Interview with NFCR CEO Sujuan Ba Featured in BioBuzz—a Popular Regional Industry News Source

5 Questions with Dr. Sujuan Ba, President & CEO of the National Foundation for Cancer Research “5 Questions With…” is a weekly BioBuzz series where we reach out to interesting people in the BioHealth Capital Region to share a little about themselves, their work, and maybe something completely unrelated. This…...

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