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Apr 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Sen. Ed Markey Delivers Keynote Address At Cancer Prize Dinner For Harvard's Dr. Frederick Alt

 Massachusetts Sen. Edward J. Markey will deliver the keynote address tonight at the award ceremony for the 2015...

Feb 26, 2015, 13:30 ET
Winner of the 2015 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, Frederick Alt, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital

Frederick Alt of Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital Awarded 2015 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

 The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Frederick Alt, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School,...

Jan 16, 2015, 12:17 ET
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International Collaboration Drives Discovery of Link Between Breast/Ovarian Cancer Gene and Stomach Cancer

 A team of scientists from the United States and China has discovered new genetic insights that could change the way oncologists treat gastric...

Apr 04, 2013, 15:22 ET

Former Chinese Minister of Health, Dr. Zhu Chen and "Father of Targeted Therapy", Dr. Alex Matter, to Lead Joint Discussion on U.S. -- Asia Cancer Research Collaborations

Building Stronger Research Ties on Targeted Cancer Therapies at Top of Agenda  Former Chinese Minister of Health and current Chairman of...

Jan 29, 2013, 11:27 ET

Dr. Alex Matter Awarded 2013 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

 The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Dr. Alex Matter has been awarded the 8th Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for...

Dec 07, 2012, 14:55 ET

Tips to Reducing Holiday Stress from the National Foundation for Cancer Research

 The holidays are filled with joy and quality time with family, but often stress can come along with it. Studies have shown the risk of getting...

Nov 01, 2012, 18:11 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Host U.S.-China Symposium on State-of-Science Cancer Research and Future Direction for Global Collaboration

 The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) today announced that they will co-host a...

Aug 22, 2012, 15:54 ET

NFCR Celebrates the Legacy of Lucy Stanovick

 The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) today honors the life of Lucy Stanovick, who recently lost her four-year battle with...

Mar 05, 2012, 14:05 ET

Chinese Minister of Health to Hold U.S. Meeting to Improve Research Collaboration and Accelerate Cancer Research

 Chinese Minister of Health, Dr. Zhu Chen, will hold talks tomorrow, March 6, with leading cancer researchers from across the U.S. and China...

Jan 24, 2012, 13:05 ET

Chinese Scientists Zhen-Yi Wang and Zhu Chen Awarded 7th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

The National Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that Dr. Zhen-Yi Wang and Dr. Zhu Chen have been awarded the 7th annual Szent-Gyorgyi...

Sep 16, 2011, 18:31 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research Co-Founder Honored by Google

National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) co-founder Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, is being honored today, by Google on his 118th birthday, for his...

Mar 08, 2011, 08:05 ET

6th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Awarded to Beatrice Mintz, Ph.D.

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Beatrice Mintz, Ph.D. has been awarded the 6th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize...

Feb 28, 2011, 14:47 ET

The 6th Annual Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Award Ceremony

The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of cancer research, will be awarded...

Dec 22, 2010, 13:28 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research Releases Top 15 Healthy Holiday Tips and Cancer-fighting Cookbook

Enjoy the season's meals without the guilt this year. The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is continuing to help you make healthy...

Sep 29, 2010, 16:43 ET

Research Verifies Traditional Chinese Medicine Breakthrough for Mainstream Cancer Treatment

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) often has been regarded as an "alternative" therapy, as to which "mainstream" physicians or scientists have been...

May 13, 2010, 13:42 ET

6th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Now Accepting Nominations

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is accepting nominations for its annual science prize in honor of co-founder, Nobel Laureate...

Mar 16, 2010, 11:20 ET

5th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Awarded to Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

The National Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that renowned scientist Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Molecular...

Sep 19, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 09/25/2007

InhibOx and The National Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Powerful Computational Drug Screening Tool

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), a Bethesda-based leading cancer research charity in...

Sep 25, 2007, 01:00 ET
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 09/25/2007

International Atomic Energy Agency and National Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Major Initiative to Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatments in Developing Countries

VIENNA, Austria and BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and National Foundation for...

Apr 30, 2002, 01:00 ET

Cancer Leaders to Discuss Cancer Research on the Upcoming Sam Lesante Show on WTVE, Channel 51

PHILADELPHIA, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer experts from the National Foundation for Cancer Research are set to discuss their latest efforts in...