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2014-08-03 23:01:55

Every dollar raised by the Play4theCure sports-based fundraising program will be dedicated to cancer research projects selected by each participating team. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Play4theCure has entered into a fundraising partnership with the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Going forward, NFCR is an official charity of NFHCA, providing robust resources and a recognized brand that enables NFHCA members to...

2014-07-24 23:05:03

The first-ever successful isolation and culture of rare tumor cells circulating in a patient’s blood has been achieved by NFCR-supported scientist Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The first-ever successful isolation and culture of rare tumor cells circulating in a patient’s blood has been achieved by NFCR-supported scientist Daniel Haber, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital. This is an...

2011-03-08 07:05:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Beatrice Mintz, Ph.D. has been awarded the 6th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Dr. Mintz, Professor and Jack Schultz Chair in Basic Science at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, received the Prize for her discoveries of the relationship between development and cancer, based on construction and analysis of chimeric and transgenic...

2011-02-28 13:47:00

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...

2010-12-23 00:00:54

A new property of a gene known for its involvement in tumor cell development, growth, and metastasis has been discovered by National Foundation for Cancer Research scientist Paul B. Fisher, M.Ph., Ph.D. and his team at Virginia Commonwealth University. The researchers discovered that the AEG-1 gene protects cancer cells from destruction by chemotherapy, thus enabling aggressive cancers to withstand treatment. This property of the AEG-1 gene was previously unknown. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB)...

2010-03-16 10:20:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research announced today that renowned scientist Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, is the recipient of the 5th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Dr. Vogt's research, which began on a humble chicken virus in the early 1960s, has profoundly changed biology and medicine. His...


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