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Jan 21, 2016, 07:30 ET Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. of University of Washington Awarded 2016 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

 The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., University of Washington professor of...


Oct 14, 2015, 13:35 ET The National Foundation for Cancer Research Announces Expansion of Scientific Advisory Board

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) today announced the expansion of its Scientific Advisory Board. The NFCR Scientific Advisory...


Jan 16, 2015, 12:17 ET 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...


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...


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...


Sep 25, 2007, 01:00 ET 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...


Mar 28, 2002, 00:00 ET The National Foundation for Cancer Research and Penn State University Launch New Center for Metastatic Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research and Penn State University today announced the formation of a...


Jan 21, 2002, 00:00 ET Drink Tea to Your Health!

BETHESDA, MD, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tea drinkers rejoice! Studies show that drinking tea reduces the risk of some cancers in humans....


Nov 19, 2001, 00:00 ET Top Ten Food Tips for the Holidays from the National Foundation for Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season, filled with get-togethers with family and friends, is fun and joyous, making it one of...


Oct 11, 2001, 01:00 ET Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among women in the United States, and the second...


Jul 19, 2001, 01:00 ET Cancer Conference to Focus on Nutrition, Cancer Research in China and Individualization of Cancer Treatments in the 21st Century

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent breakthroughs in cancer research and the promise of individualized cancer treatments in the...


May 03, 2001, 01:00 ET National Foundation for Cancer Research Selects LabBook's Informatic Solution for Genomic Research

MCLEAN. Va., COLUMBUS, Ohio and BETHESDA, Md., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- LabBook, Inc. an XML-based life science informatics and information-service...


Apr 09, 2001, 01:00 ET Tips on Protecting Yourself from Skin Cancer This Summer

BETHESDA, Md., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research wants to remind summer sun worshipers that skin cancer is the...


Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET Use Your PC to Combat Cancer

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that it has teamed with technology...