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Play4TheCure: Upper Dublin Field Hockey Team

Like many Play4TheCure teams, the Upper Dublin field hockey team learns far more than athletic skills during their season....

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Determined to Give Back: Larry Woody’s Supporter Story

An estimated 22,530 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. Researchers are working hard to provide early detection and screening solutions to women. The field of early ovarian cancer detection is expanding, and National Foundation for Cancer Research donor, Larry Woody, is focused on supporting it. “Cancer…...

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Play4TheCure: Team Invictus

This year's Marine Corps Marathon means a little more for Team Invictus captain Dwayne Osgood. He and his friends will run in support of NFCR's GBM AGILE....

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Fashion’s Fight to Make the World a Better Place

You may recognize Shannon Rusbuldt from magazine covers. She has modeled for a myriad of brands and campaigns. She was drawn to modeling because she could be creative and expressive and she loved working with the people in the industry, she said. After years of being in front of the…...

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Talented Teens: How Tina Zhang and her teammates use art to change the world

As the long days of summer begin cooling down, it won’t be long until high school halls are filled with eager minds ready to begin a new school year. Many seniors returning for their final year have a lot on their plate. Whether they’re determined to graduate at the top…...

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Play4TheCure this Fall

Play4TheCure relies on partnerships with sports teams in the United States and around the world to raise awareness and funds for world-renowned scientists who lead the fight to prevent, treat, and cure cancer....

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A Living Legacy: The Willard Marmelzat Foundation

Growing up, Jonathan Marmelzat and his siblings always admired their parents’ commitment to supporting medical research, education, music and social justice causes. In their passing, the Marmelzat family continues to honor their parents’ philanthropic passions through the Willard Marmelzat Foundation. “Since our parents have passed, my sisters and I have…...

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Meet our Play4TheCure Summer Interns!

We are excited to introduce our Play4TheCure summer interns Chloe Riven and Ethan Li to you!...

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Playing Tunes, Fighting Tumors

The general manager of a utility company, George Unverzagt too is a guitarist and singer-songwriter with a bluesy, folk Americana band popular throughout much of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The Acoustic Wolves, comprised of himself and longtime musical partner Jeff Hemmerlin, have a bare, stripped-down style which has…...

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In Remembrance of Sanford “Sandy” Hillsberg

Every day, we are reminded of the impact our donors make on cancer research. We especially remember a uniquely special individual, Mr. Sanford “Sandy” Hillsberg, who passed away on February 19th and is being memorialized in a formal ceremony today. There is a saying, “Being deeply loved by someone gives…...

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