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

A Loving Tribute to Elmo’s Friends Phyllis and Tony Geiss

A Legacy to Support Cancer Research Phyllis and Tony Geiss lived long and extraordinary lives filled with many accomplishments.  NFCR has been the recipient of a generous gift from the Geiss Estate which will be able to move cancer research forward in a very...

A Simple Colonoscopy Could Save Your Life

This installment of the NFCR blog is by Liz Diamond, Major Gifts Officer with NFCR (she's also the beguiling Brit that graces our voicemail!) ediamond@nfcr.org I have just had a colonoscopy and received a result that indicates I have no early signs of colon cancer. ...

What’s For Dinner? Taste the cancer-fighting power of the rainbow

Eating a colorful diet doesn’t just make for beautiful meals—it’s a good way to make sure you’re getting a variety of vitamins and nutrients that can help prevent cancer, as well as other health concerns.  The deeper the color, the greater concentration of nutrients...

Taste the Cancer-Fighting Power of Kale

Kale is a nutritional superstar as it provides one of the most concentrated sources of nutrition we have.  Per calorie, kale provides more iron than beef and more calcium than milk. It’s packed with at least 45 antioxidant flavonoids and contains 10 times the daily...

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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