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5 Simple Ways to Make a Difference on World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe come together for a day of dedication in the fight against cancer. This day is February 4th—World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a global initiative dedicated to fighting cancer on all fronts. Over the past 20+ years, this international day has demonstrated one…...

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2020 and 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize Invite

The 2020 and 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize will both be awarded on Saturday, October 30, 2021 The 2020 prize recipient is Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D. for unlocking workings of cancer drugs of natural product origin. The 2021 prize recipients are Tak W. Mak, Ph.D. and Mark M. Davis, Ph.D. for their breakthrough…...

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Supporting the Women’s Venture Competition

The National Foundation for Cancer Research is honored to be an official partner for a highly unique investment event designed specifically to highlight, energize and fund promising cancer treatment technology companies led by female scientist-entrepreneurs. The AIM-HI Accelerator Fund’s Women’s Venture Competition, which will be held on May 20 at…...

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International Women’s Day: Empower Women with Knowledge

International Women’s Day has celebrated the accomplishments and advancements of women since it was established in the early 1900s. Celebrated annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day is a celebration of unity, advocacy, action, and empowerment. International Women’s Day has announced six key missions, ranging from celebrating women athletes to…...

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Take Action for World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe band together for one day of pure and empowering support for those affected by cancer. That day, celebrated on the 4th of February, is known simply as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a global uniting initiative dedicated to raising worldwide awareness, improving…...

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The NFCR & AFCR Symposium: A Meeting of the Minds

On October 27th, the biannual 2019 Scientific Symposium on Cancer Research and Global Collaboration brought together the brightest minds of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) and the Asian Foundation for Cancer Research (AFCR). Held in Rockville, MD, the three-day gathering was a chance for scientists funded by both…...

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National Foundation for Cancer Research Conducts Salisbury Award Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Winner and Runners-Up Named, Salisbury Family Honored ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) last Thursday, November 14, conducted its latest Salisbury Award…...

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NFCR at ASCO 2019

The work of at least seven National Foundation for Cancer Research scientists will be featured during the 55th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), most prominently, Rakesh Jain, Ph.D. He will join over 30,000 physicians, researchers, administrators and other professionals for the largest yearly gathering of…...

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