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National Volunteer Month: Volunteering while in Self-Isolation

April is normally a busy month. As previews of spring start popping up across the nation and the long winter hibernations end, people begin feeling an itch to get out in newly-discovered sunlight. The country uses this burst of energy to celebrate National Volunteers Month – a month honoring all…...

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How Can You Continue to Support Play4TheCure?

We NEED your help to continue the fight against cancer! Here are five ways that you can continue to support Play4TheCure during this global pandemic....

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Cancer is Not Equal: National Minority Health Month

Prevalence of cancer, along with survival and death rates, are discussed at length at a national and international level. However, when speaking about the rates of cancer in America, it is rarely broken down into specific population groups. Though cancer affects all of these groups, there seems to be larger…...

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Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

Though only making up 4% of cancer diagnoses in the United States, it is estimated that head and neck cancer will take the lives of approximately 14,620 Americans this year alone. Head and neck cancer refer to cancers in the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, sinuses and nasal cavity, and salivary…...

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NFCR Takes Steps to Address Cancer Community Needs During Coronavirus Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 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 –The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) has launched an online resource center targeted especially to cancer patients and caregivers during the COVID-19…...

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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk

Learn about the symptoms and risk factors associated with this serious illness, as well as measures that you can take to reduce your risk and lead a healthier life. Esophageal cancer is a rare, but often devastating illness that affects an individual’s esophagus — the hollow tube that connects the…...

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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Self Examination Saves Lives

Learn the signs and symptoms of this rare, but treatable illness that affects one out of every 250 men. Testicular cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the tissues of one or both testicles — the egg-shaped glands located inside the scrotum that produce testosterone and sperm. Although testicular cancer…...

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