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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,...

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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....

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What’s For Dinner?

Taste the cancer-fighting power of brazil nuts NFCR-sponsored researchers have been investigating the links between nutrition and cancer prevention for decades. The latest research from Dr. Helmut Sies focuses specifically on the role of selenium, a nutrient that...

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Get Even MORE Airline Miles Today!

Where will you be frolicking this fall?  Let our airlines miles program help you get there! What is Fly to Find A Cure? Fly to Find A Cure is a program of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) aimed at raising crucial funds to accelerate vital cancer...

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What You Should Know About the 2016-2017 Influenza Season

Before we know it, Autumn will be here.  Along with cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, pumpkin patches and football games comes flu season.  The flu can wreak havoc.  Every year, millions of people get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and thousands die...

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Welcoming Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

We are pleased to welcome Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan as the newest way to earn with Fly to Find a Cure.  Along with its Global Partners, Alaska Mileage Plan offers its members the ability to earn and redeem miles to over 800 destinations around the world.  With this...

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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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