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Global Coalition for Adaptive Research (GCAR) Names Gary Gordon Interim Chief Executive Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2018 CONTACT: Global Coalition for Adaptive Research Rachel Rosenstein-Sisson, Executive Assistant E-mail: rrosenstein.sisson@gcaresearch.org / Phone: 617-299-6471 National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 LEXINGTON, MA & ROCKVILLE, MD – Gary Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.,…...

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Safeway Foundation Grant Awarded to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

NFCR is one of 13 local and regional organizations to be the recipient of a grant by Safeway Foundation supporting cancer research and treatment efforts. The $35,000 award will be directed toward the expansion of the Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline....

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Research Identifies Potential Guidance for Gastric Cancer Treatment

Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital (TMUCIH) have discovered that gastric cancer tissue samples bearing mutation of a specific gene, MUC16, too are associated with higher tumor mutation loads....

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Quartet of NFCR Scientists Publishes Papers in Immediate Succession

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2018 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Three Articles Offer Possible Bases for Brain Cancer Treatments, Insight into Somatic Mutations     ROCKVILLE, MD – A trio of papers co-authored by…...

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Two National Foundation for Cancer Research Scientists Among the National Academy of Inventors’ Latest Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2018 CONTACT: Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Honor Recognizes Top Academic Inventors BETHESDA, MD – In an event this afternoon at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, two funded scientists of the National Foundation…...

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Duo of Oncology Vaccine Pioneers at the National Cancer Institute to Receive 2018 Annual Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2018 CONTACT: Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org First Occasion for Award to Recognize Extraordinary Contributions in Cancer Prevention, Role of Vaccines BETHESDA, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that the 2018 Szent-Györgyi Prize…...

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Attacking Metastatic Tumors in the Brain

Targeting HER3 could cripple metastatic cancers that have spread to the brain. (Bethesda, MD, June 5, 2017) Rakesh Jain, PhD, Director of the Edwin L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research, has discovered a novel mechanism behind…...

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Mary-Claire King, @UW 2016 Szent-Györgyi Prize

WASHINGTON, DC. NATIONAL PRESS CLUB.  May 2, 2016 6pm The National Press Club was the setting for the award ceremony recognizing Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., University of Washington professor of medicine and genome sciences as the 2016 recipient of the Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research presented annually by The National Foundation…...

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2016 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. of University of Washington Awarded 2016 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research (Bethesda, MD – January 21, 2016) The National Foundation forCancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., University of Washington professor of medicine (medical genetics) and genome sciences has been awarded the 2016 Szent-Györgyi…...

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