The below focus areas highlight the areas in which NFCR sees the greatest potential for developing cures for cancer in our lifetime. Select an area below to learn more about our impact, and the researchers working in the field.
Immunology & Immunotherapy Research
Uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.
Early Detection & Intervention
One of the best ways to reduce the number of patients dying from cancer.
A revolutionary global collaboration to test and develop new brain cancer treatments.
Circulating Tumor Cells
Live cancer cells detach from solid tumors, circulate in the bloodstream.
Targeted Cancer Therapies
Use of drugs to more precisely identify and attack cancer cells, based on a person’s genes.
Promising innovations to treat and prevent cancer.
Overcoming Drug Resistance
Cancer cells can resist the effects of treatment. Research is underway.
A new era in the treatment of cancer known as precision medicine is here.
Therapeutic Antibody Engineering
Blood proteins that chemically combine with substances in the body.
Computational Drug Design
The process of finding and testing new treatments based on biological targets.