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NFCR Takes Steps to Address Cancer Community Needs During Coronavirus Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2020                                                  CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 ROCKVILLE, MD –The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) has launched an online resource center targeted especially to cancer patients and caregivers during the COVID-19…...

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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk

Learn about the symptoms and risk factors associated with this serious illness, as well as measures that you can take to reduce your risk and lead a healthier life. Esophageal cancer is a rare, but often devastating illness that affects an individual’s esophagus — the hollow tube that connects the…...

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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Self Examination Saves Lives

Learn the signs and symptoms of this rare, but treatable illness that affects one out of every 250 men. Testicular cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the tissues of one or both testicles — the egg-shaped glands located inside the scrotum that produce testosterone and sperm. Although testicular cancer…...

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Cancer Control Month – How You Can Make a Difference

Every year in the month of April, the country honors the fearless spirit of millions of Americans who are currently battling cancer and cancer survivors. Throughout April, recognized as Cancer Control Month, organizations from coast to coast honor those affected by cancer by committing to strategies aimed at reducing the…...

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From Certified Nursing Assistant to Patient: Life on the Other Side of the Bed

Hearing the word ‘cancer’ often sends chills down the spine and sends goosebumps up the neck. It is one of the most intimidating diseases, especially as it can affect nearly any part of the body. Though for some, cancer is a normal part of daily life. Jenny Dziuba, who works…...

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Youth Ambassador Raised $5,025 for Cancer Research Through Indian Classical Singing Concert

Through NFCR’s Arts4TheCure program, California student Sahaana Padayathil, used her passion for Indian classical singing to contribute to cancer research, a cause close to her heart. Sahaana was inspired by her cousin and his grandfather, who both passed away from cancer two years ago. “I was very close with my…...

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