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New Study Suggests Strong Social Support Can Improve Cancer Outcomes

Study conducted by researchers at Kaiser Permanente found women diagnosed with colorectal cancer who had low social support before diagnosis were more likely to succumb to their illness. A new study from researchers at Kaiser Permanente sheds light on the importance of social support for women diagnosed with colorectal cancer.…...

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NFCR-Backed Technology Receives FDA’s Assent for Lymphoma Clinical Trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 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 – A drug and drug delivery candidate technology, research into which has been funded by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), has…...

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Colorectal Cancer: A Serious, But Preventable Disease

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Learn the signs and symptoms, as well as steps that you can take to help reduce your risk. March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Although colorectal cancer can be a devastating disease, it is also very preventable thanks to the development of advanced screening…...

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Beating Colorectal Cancer at Age 23: Faith Kept Me Going

Most women will say that their twenties were some of the best years of their life. They’re young, carefree, and have their whole life ahead of them. At age 23, Jasmine Petross would have said the same. Her life was filled with fun-loving friends, supportive family, and plenty of opportunities…...

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Play4TheCure FUNdraising Ideas

Play4TheCure is dedicated to raising funds for the National Foundation for Cancer Research through competitive sports featuring recreational sports clubs, middle schools, high schools and collegiate sporting events. Through the program, teams are encouraged to brainstorm unique fundraising strategies. To help you get started on your fundraiser, here is a…...

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International Women’s Day: Empower Women with Knowledge

International Women’s Day has celebrated the accomplishments and advancements of women since it was established in the early 1900s. Celebrated annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day is a celebration of unity, advocacy, action, and empowerment. International Women’s Day has announced six key missions, ranging from celebrating women athletes to…...

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10 Ways Your Diet Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

March is deemed National Nutrition Month – a month dedicated to focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. A healthy diet can impact many areas of health. A poor diet can increase the risk of the six most common types…...

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Michael Hall Named 2020 Sjöberg Prize Recipient

Michael N. Hall, Ph.D., the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s (NFCR) 2017 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research winner, and David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., were named winners of the 2020 Sjöberg Prize “for their discovery of the target of rapamycin and the mammalian target of rapamycin, and their roles…...

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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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