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Genetic Sequencing and Diagnosis sets a Guinness World Record

Genetic Sequencing and Diagnosis From the desk of: Michael Wang, MD, PhD, Strategic Alliance Officer, NFCR Can you imagine that a Guinness world record could be related to genetic sequencing and disease diagnosis? A world record for fastest genetic diagnosis was...

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Genetic Testing for Cancer: What Should You Know About It?

From the desk of: Michael Wang, MD, PhD, Strategic Alliance Officer, NFCR Genetic Testing for Cancer: What Should You Know About It? Genetic testing, including the tests using the second generation sequencing technology, is becoming an very important tool to improve...

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Cancer–fighting Cocoa

Who doesn’t love chocolate? When it comes to celebrating love and friendship, chocolate is the sweetest gift we can get from a loved one. However, there are consequences that aren’t that sweet! Don’t get us wrong, we’re not trying to rain on your parade....

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Be Like Amos – our 9 year old Philanthropist

The NFCR staff was touched by this very special donation. Read his story and share it freely with others. It made our day and we hope it makes yours as well. Meet Amos, our now famous, 9 year old Philanthropist: Less than one year ago, Amos’ father, Phil, experienced...

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Cancer Prevention for Asian American Women

NFCR President Sujuan Ba, Ph.D., delivered an address to the National Association of Professional Asian American Women (NAPAW) about the importance of cancer research and cancer prevention education. As an Asian American herself, Dr. Ba is acutely aware of the cancer...

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Honoring Rakesh K Jain, Ph.D. NFCR funded Scientist

We are so pleased to congratulate National Foundation for Cancer Research funded Scientist Rakesh K. Jain Ph.D. on his tribute event today in Cambridge Massachusetts. A great honor to be feted by his collaborators, peers and fellow scientists and educators  at Harvard...

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Liz Diamond – Donor Relations Officer

meet Liz Diamond Long time Donor Relations officer at NFCR Long-time NFCR Donor Relations Officer Liz Diamond talks about her role at the charity and how NFCR funding supports cancer researchers in the lab. NFCR’s donor relations team is a small group of...

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Men’s Health Week

Prostate cancer is the #1 most common male malignancy in the United States: it is estimated that 180,890 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year alone. That’s why educating yourself about prostate cancer is one of the most important things you can do!...

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