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Celebrating National Cancer Survivor Month

During the month of June, we celebrate the nearly 17 million Americans who have bravely and successfully battled cancer, to earn the designation SURVIVOR. Whether someone is still undergoing treatment or has long since won their battle against cancer, June is an opportunity to celebrate all cancer survivors. Nationally recognized…...

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2020 and 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize Invite

The 2020 and 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize will both be awarded on April 24, 2021 The 2020 prize recipient is Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D. for unlocking workings of cancer drugs of natural product origin. The 2021 prize recipient will be announced later this year. About the Prize: Every year, the Szent-Györgyi Prize…...

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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…...

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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…...

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