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Sarah’s Story: Dr. Civin’s Cancer Research “Saved My Life”

Sarah Byrd says she owes her life to Dr. Curt Civin, a pediatric oncologist specializing in leukemia research whose work is funded by NFCR....

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NFCR’s Dr. Web Cavenee Honored at Prestigious Gray Gala

NBTS held its annual Gray Gala and pioneers in brain tumor research were honored, including Dr. Web Cavanee, Chairman of NFCR’s Scientific Advisory Board....

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NFCR-Funded Scientist Selected as ‘Giant of Cancer Care’

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, Director of the NFCR Center for Targeted Cancer Therapies at TGen, has been selected as a 2016 Giants of Cancer Care® by OncLive....

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Research by NFCR Scientists Reveals New Insights into Treatment Resistance of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Oscillating expression of a key cancer gene may impact treatment approaches for patients NFCR-supported scientist Dr. Daniel Haber and his team at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center have identified a dynamic gene expression in metastatic breast cancer that may contribute to disease progression and resistance to treatment experienced by many…...

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Honoring Rakesh K Jain, Ph.D. NFCR funded Scientist

We are so pleased to congratulate National Foundation for Cancer Research funded Scientist Rakesh K. Jain Ph.D. on his tribute event today in Cambridge Massachusetts. A great honor to be feted by his collaborators, peers and fellow scientists and educators  at Harvard Medical School and the  E.L. Steele Laboratories for…...

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WE ARE THE HERETICS: Sequence that cancer!

WE ARE THE HERETICS:  Sequence that cancer! Heretic: someone who believes or teaches something that goes against accepted or official beliefs        http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heretic Here’s an important question: Did your friend’s oncologists sequence their cancer? You’ve heard a lot about targeted cancer therapies recently.  This is all about molecular profiling, i.e., identifying…...

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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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Dr. Daniel Von Hoff Honored with Scripps Genomic Medicine Award

Dr. Daniel Von Hoff was presented this month with the Scripps Genomic Medicine Award for his “pioneering efforts” in sequencing, or spelling out, the DNA of patients with rare cancers. Dr. Von Hoff’s research and clinical work advances the art of using the fully sequenced genomes of cancer patients, spelling…...

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