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Youth Ambassador Raised $5,025 for Cancer Research Through Indian Classical Singing Concert

Through NFCR’s Arts4TheCure program, California student Sahaana Padayathil, used her passion for Indian classical singing to contribute to cancer research, a cause close to her heart. Sahaana was inspired by her cousin and his grandfather, who both passed away from cancer two years ago. “I was very close with my…...

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Rookie Play4TheCure Team, Central Catholic Volleyball, Raises $1,205 for Cancer Research

With thoughtful fundraising efforts and community involvement, Central Catholic Volleyball honored those with cancer while supporting cancer research at the National Foundation for Cancer Research....

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In Loving Memory of Robert Ringdahl

In the words of his loving wife, Rose Wang...

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Record-Breaking Year for Chelsea Field Hockey

After Roxy was diagnosed in 2010, the community mobilized to support Roxy and other breast cancer patients. For years, Chelsea Field Hockey raised money for breast cancer research, eventually joining Play4TheCure at the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) in 2015....

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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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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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