Where Your Money Goes

NFCR dedicates a larger share of its budget to funding cancer research in the lab than other major cancer charities. NFCR believes that the best path to ending cancer in our lifetime is to invest heavily in high-risk/high-reward research that will yield long-term impacts in patient outcomes. Other organizations have done an outstanding job bringing awareness to the public, now is the time to act and move forward towards a cure!


Education & Research






Your donation, large or small, can make a difference in Research for a Cure.

$25-$100 – Stains one tissue slide from a tumor biopsy to look for a predictive biomarker of cancer metastasis

$100  –  Performs one biopsy to get tumor tissues from a patient for a variety of pathological tests and biological analyses

$250 – Buys one case of petri dishes for growing cancer cells – an essential first step to identify tumor markers or test treatment effectiveness of new drugs

$500-750 – Buys one antibody test to determine whether tumor cells have a specific marker for drug resistance

$1,000 – Carries out a comprehensive genome-wide analysis on all genes in one tumor sample, for developing targeted and personalized cancer therapies