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NFCR is Cancer Research

From day one, NFCR has stood apart from larger cancer charities and government science funding institutions because we support the cutting edge research that those other groups can’t and won’t fund.

NFCR is dedicated to supporting “high risk/high reward” cancer research and public education relating to prevention, early diagnosis, better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for cancer.

Recent Blog Posts

Art with a Heart

Artist Extraordinaire: Dana Rosenberg Dana Rosenberg is a gifted artist whose life bursts with color and creativity – her mantra is “art keeps me alive!” A Somers, NY resident, Dana is 84 years young, wears a homemade wreath of roses in her hair every day and is a...

Taste the cancer-fighting power of curcumin

What’s For Dinner? Curcumin has been used for centuries in India and other parts of Southeast Asia as both a cooking spice and a medicine to treat arthritis and gastrointestinal upset. Some studies have shown that curcumin may be helpful in treating or preventing...

What’s For Dessert?

Taste the cancer-fighting power of these sugar-free black bean brownies Diets high in sugar and refined carbohydrates can lead to weight gain and obesity, which increases cancer risk over time.   Research now links certain cancers—including breast, prostate,...

Meet Betty Locke

Betty has been donating to the Fly to Find a Cure program for the past 8 years. “I’ve loved to travel since I was a little girl. Sadly, my father passed away from liver cancer when I was 12 years old. Then, my husband died in 2001 from the same type of cancer....

With the help of 4.5 million individual donors over the last 40 years, NFCR has delivered more than $340 million in funding to cancer research leading to numerous breakthroughs, including prevention strategies, earlier diagnostic techniques, and new anticancer drugs and therapies.

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