Blog Archives - Page 4 of 52 - NFCR

Blog

First-in-Class Drug Candidate Developed Through National Foundation for Cancer Research Funding Commences International Phase IIB Liver Cancer Clinical Trial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2020 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Three Decades of NFCR Basic and Translational Research Funding to Primary Investigator Dr. Yung-Chi Cheng and Project Advances New Systems Biology Paradigm for Cancer Treatment…...

Read more

Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Be Proactive, Reduce Your Risk

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but it is also a very preventable illness. Understand your risk and find out what steps you can take to keep your skin healthy year-round. More than 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day in the…...

Read more

The Bond Between Mother and Daughter: Kathy’s Story

The bond between a mother and child is a bond unlike any other. Mothers spend years sacrificing for their children, from sleepless nights to accepting that privacy and free time are foreign concepts to a mother. Nearly every mother, however, will state that these sacrifices are miniscule compared to the…...

Read more

GBM AGILE – Changing the Way We Fight Brain Cancer

GBM survival rates have not improved in any meaningful way in over 30 years despite desperate efforts. Glioblastoma Multiforme, referred to simply as GBM, is the deadliest type of brain cancer. GBM is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal, killing 95% of patients within five years of diagnosis. It is…...

Read more

Treating Brain Cancer: What You Need to Know

Though the chance of developing brain cancer is quite rare, it is ranked as the tenth leading cause of death for both men and women. Despite being one of the most common cancers amongst children, brain cancer is relatively rare amongst the general population. In fact, the chance that a…...

Read more