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Ways to Give: The Benefits of Donating Stocks

Don’t panic – but the end of the year is quickly approaching. As the year creeps closer to a close, the number of tasks requiring planning increases. That’s why Financial Planning Month is recognized in October – to beat the mad rush of holidays and other commitments, encouraging people to…...

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Teaming Up to Give Back: Two Generations of Penn Chemists Collaborate to Fight Cancer

In an 1856 letter to American botanist Asa Gray, Charles Darwin wrote, “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”  Collaboration has clearly been central to the life and work of Sujuan Ba, Ph.D., President and CEO…...

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2019 Salisbury Award Winners

Johns Hopkins researchers Emily Han-Chung Hsiue, M.D., and Jacqueline Douglass in the Vogelstein/Kinzler Lab at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center have been researching MANAbodies, an entirely novel immunotherapeutic approach which could be a significant weapon against cancer and source of hope for patients. MANAbodies are bispecific antibodies that target…...

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Applications Open for the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Salisbury Award Competition for Entrepreneurial Translational Cancer Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2020 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Corporate Outreach E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 The Program is Designed to Catalyze and Advance Promising Cancer Research Innovations onto a Path of Commercialization and Patient Impact ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation…...

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Make a Will Month

Did you know that August is “National Make a Will Month”? It’s the perfect time to be reminded of the importance of drafting or updating your will to ensure your final wishes are executed as you intended. Despite the importance of having a will, many Americans never get around to…...

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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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Cancer Research: Is it Worth Your Dime?

Find someone diagnosed with cancer, and they will have likely been treated with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or by having the tumor surgically removed. Treatment is hardly enjoyable, but it is usually quite effective. With so many success stories from survivors, it may be tempting to ask why continuing to fund…...

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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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NFCR Funded Translational Cancer Research Project Receives Virginia Catalyst Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2019 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 – A translational research project supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) has been awarded $700,000 from Virginia Catalyst to advance…...

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