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Digital Health Passports: The Future of Travel?

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out sprawls across the globe, many countries are looking at ways to ensure the travel industry can safely pick back up. In a post-pandemic world, travelers should be prepared to use digital health passports to prove vaccination status to make it easier to enter certain countries or be exempt…...

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The World’s First Oncolytic Virus Drug was Launched to Treat Malignant Brain Tumor GBM

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive malignant brain tumor in adults, with a median survival of only about ten months. Unlike low-grade gliomas (grades I and II), which grow slowly, high-grade gliomas (grades III and IV) grow much faster and can spread to other parts of the brain, resulting…...

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DMV Artist Raider Originals supports Arts4TheCure and the National Foundation for Cancer Research

“Art is not about what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas. Art has always played a considerable role in the life of Jonas Benjamin Raider. Growing up in the quaint town of Rockaway Beach, New York, Manhattan and all of its creative geniuses were only…...

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Pancreatic Cancer: Warnings and Wellness

NFCR Chief Medical Officer Shares His Expertise for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Awareness The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR)’s Dr. Brian Leyland-Jones contributed to the popular online platform Eat This, Not That!’s feature in efforts to spread awareness of one of the most deadly and difficult to detect cancers: 11…...

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Mocktails and Antioxidant-Rich Drinks to Limit Your Cancer Risk During the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of holiday parties and end-of-year celebrations. Along with the cheer and festivities come holiday spirits and cocktails. In fact, the average American doubles their alcohol intake between Thanksgiving and the new year. This excessive spike in alcohol consumption can be detrimental to overall health and wellbeing, especially when it…...

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Flu Shots and COVID-19 Vaccine Booster: What Cancer Patients Need to Know

And just like that, flu season is here again, and so are the reminders for annual influenza (flu) vaccine.  However, this year, the calls for flu vaccines are stifled amongst talk of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. It can be a little overwhelming, so National Foundation for Cancer Research is breaking it…...

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Thunder God Vine: A Powerful Discovery for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

With a name as powerful as Thunder God Vine comes great responsibility – and National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR)-funded researcher Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff has proven that this medicinal plant is up for the challenge.  Dr. Von Hoff is considered one of the nation’s leading authorities on pancreatic cancer.  He…...

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5 Ways Spending More Time Outside Benefits Our Health

Have you ever noticed how you feel happier and more refreshed after spending some time in nature? That is no coincidence. Research has proven that spending time outside is associated with good health and overall wellbeing.  Today, the average American spends 90% of their life indoors. While modern amenities have undoubtedly made life…...

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Life Happens Quickly: Aly’s Story

As we grow older, we learn to understand that life happens quickly. Aly Newel learned just how quickly things could happen when she was screened for, diagnosed with, and received breast cancer treatment, all within 22 days. After losing her mother to breast cancer, Aly devotedly underwent her mammograms as recommended since…...

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