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Stories that Inspire

The Full Story of Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi

Learn about the Vitamin-C studying, Nobel-Prize winning co-founder of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi....

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Meet Dorothy Elicker: A Mother Carrying on Her Daughter’s Legacy

Dorothy Elicker will never forget April 1, 2008 as that was the day her daughter, Lucy Stanovick, was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer — she was just 42 years old. Lucy was a beacon of light to all who knew her. While fighting her own health battles and raising two…...

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Meet Darrell Rice: A Courageous and Inspirational Caregiver

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Carmen Rice’s survival from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) – the deadliest brain cancer that is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal. Carmen’s thirteen-year survival is nothing less than miraculous and last month, we shared her incredible story with you. Today, we’d like to…...

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Ally Minker: A Young Woman Determined to Make a Difference

For the third year in a row, Play4TheCure® and minor league baseball are teaming up to raise money and awareness for cutting-edge cancer research— a partnership started by National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Youth Ambassador Ally Minker. Nearly nine years ago, Matt Minker passed away from cancer. Baseball was…...

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Party4Life 2016 & the Lucy Fund

Ongoing fundraising efforts in honor of Lucy Stanovick seek to find a cure for metastatic cancer. To date, over $200,000 has been raised in Lucy’s name....

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Art with a Heart

Sales from Dana Rosenberg's artwork during September and October 2016 will fund cancer research via NFCR, Shriner’s Hospital for Children & St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital....

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Be Like Amos – Our 9 Year Old Philanthropist

The NFCR staff was touched by this very special donation. Read his story and share it freely with others. It made our day and we hope it makes yours as well. Meet Amos, our now famous, 9 year old Philanthropist: Less than one year ago, Amos’ father, Phil, experienced a…...

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Carmen Rice’s story couldn’t wait for a moonshot

“I have found the National Foundation for Cancer Research team to be dedicated and caring, I have been treated as part of their family.  I feel privileged to have met them.  I know that one day my fine and dedicated family will find a cure for glioblastoma and many other…...

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