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Jan 22, 2002, 00:00 ET

Computing a Cure for Anthrax: Millions Urged to Join In Research Project

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that scientists at the NFCR Center for...

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....

Dec 18, 2001, 00:00 ET

Cancer Researchers Find Proof That Tomato Sauce Reduces DNA Damage In Prostate Cancer Patients

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomato sauce may both reduce DNA damage and help prevent and treat prostate cancer according to a new...

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...

Dec 12, 2000, 00:00 ET

Top Cancer Fighting Holiday Foods from the National Foundation for Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many holiday foods that taste good for you and can help decrease your risk of cancer, says...

Dec 12, 2000, 00:00 ET

NFCR Opens Center for Molecular Analysis and Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) today announced the creation of the NFCR Center for...

Feb 25, 2000, 00:00 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research Launches Cancer Resource Website

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) has launched a new website designed to be a...

Feb 10, 2000, 00:00 ET

Assisting a Loved One With Cancer

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has a loved one suffering from the effects of cancer knows that everyday can be difficult....

Jan 11, 2000, 00:00 ET

Breakthrough in Protein Folding Simulation for Anti-Cancer Drug Design Announced by National Foundation for Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Harold A. Scheraga, Project Director for the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) and Todd...

Nov 15, 1999, 00:00 ET

Ten Food Tips to Take Advantage of the Holidays from the National Foundation For Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season, filled with get-togethers with family and friends, is both fun and joyous, making it...

Nov 08, 1999, 00:00 ET

Lung Cancer Remains Top Cancer Killer of Women According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung cancer remains the number one cause of cancer death of women in the United States and new cases in...

Jun 03, 1999, 01:00 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research Endorses ONDROX(TM)

BETHESDA, Md., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced it has endorsed the multivitamin and dietary...

May 10, 1999, 01:00 ET

National Foundation for Cancer Research Project Director Bruce Ames Honored to Receive the National Medal of Science

BETHESDA, Md., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bruce Ames, Project Director of the National Foundation for Cancer Research and Director of the...

Sep 22, 1998, 01:00 ET

Leading Researcher Finds Tumor Cells Could Poison Themselves

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia University Genetics Professor Dr. Bernard Weinstein announced this week that tumor cells...

Aug 27, 1998, 01:00 ET

Leaders in Cancer Research to Gather Impact of Basic Science Research to be Focus of Meeting

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- An international gathering of scientists to chart future directions in developing a cure for cancer will...