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
Research Then & Treatments Now: NFCR-funded scientist Dr. Dvorak’s discovery helped pave the way for researchers to develop treatments to halt tumor growth.
Molecular imaging combines conventional anatomic imaging with genomic testing and enables doctors to literally see cancer at its molecular or genetic level.
It’s important to understand cervical cancer – the disease known as a “silent killer” – and what women can do to improve our chances of beating it.
National Foundation for Cancer Research CEO Franklin Salisbury Jr. predicts: “It looks like 21st century medicine will be about cancer genomics.”
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.