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The 6th Annual Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Award Ceremony

February 28, 2011

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of cancer research, will be awarded on Tuesday, March 8 at The Westin New York at Times Square. Media are invited and encouraged to attend.

Named in memory of 1937 Nobel Laureate and NFCR Co-Founder Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, the Prize is awarded annually to a scientist, nominated by his or her peers, who has made outstanding contribution towards the fight against cancer and whose accomplishments have helped improve treatment options for cancer patients. The Prize includes a $25,000 cash award and a medal.


    WHO:  Join Scientific and Cancer Research
     Industry veterans and leaders from major
     research institutions nationwide.  Media
     are encouraged to attend.

    WHAT: 6th Annual Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
     Prize for Progress in Cancer Research

    WHERE: The Westin New York at Times
     Square, 270 West 43rd Street, New York

    WHEN: March 8, 2010, 6:00 PM

For more information, visit www.asgprize.org.

About the National Foundation for Cancer Research

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a leading charity dedicated to funding cancer research and public education relating to cancer prevention, earlier diagnosis, better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside.

Since 1973, NFCR has provided over $275 million in direct support of discovery-oriented cancer research focused on understanding how and why cells become cancerous, and on public education relating to cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. NFCR scientists are discovering cancer’s molecular mysteries and translating these discoveries into therapies that hold the hope for curing cancer. NFCR is about Research for a Cure–cures for all types of cancer. For more information, please visit www.NFCR.org.


    CONTACT:
    Silas Deane, (615) 319-6007 sdeane@nfcr.org
    National Foundation for Cancer Research

SOURCE The National Foundation for Cancer Research


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