National Foundation for Cancer Research Overview
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Target demographics: The National Foundation for Cancer Research affects people all over the world - we all know someone who has been touched by cancer. Our discoveries in the laboratory turn into life-saving cancer treatments, many of which you read about in the news today! To learn more, visit www.NFCR.org.
Direct beneficiaries per year: cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help make phone calls and emails to event registrants and prospective registrants; stuff envelopes for mailings; organize files; data entry.
Geographic areas served: cancer research
Programs: funding cancer research programs all over the world.
Since 1973, we have provided more than $310 million to fund cancer research and prevention education. NFCR has allowed some of the world's brightest scientists to take initial steps toward breakthrough discoveries, laying the groundwork for the development of many of today's most innovative and effective cancer therapies.
NFCR is making a difference in the lives of millions of cancer patients and their families worldwide.