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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer

Mission: STOP CANCER is committed to funding the most promising and innovative scientists in their early research of all forms of cancer prevention, treatment, cures and subsequent clinical applications. STOP CANCER works with National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and other hospitals in the United States to carry out its mission.

Results: STOP CANCER has funded over 277 grants to 228 researchers with support valued at over $70 million dollars for cancer research. Every grant STOP CANCER makes is matched with in-kind support from the recipient cancer center.

Programs: STOP CANCER provides “seed” money in the form of Seed Grants ($25,000) and Research Career Development Awards ($150,000) to support young and determined physician/scientists in their efforts to define and initiate promising scientific discoveries to better prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

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Rating: 5

Stop Cancer is a unique organization.
They fund Cancer research at the top 3 Comprehensive Cancer Center's in Los Angeles.
Each grant that is given to a research Doctor is matched by the institute.
Many of the Doctor's that have been recipient's of these grants have gone on to discover key components of Cancer, solutions, medications and are working towards a cure.
Funding the research is vital.

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Rating: 5

Stop Cancer is a unique organization that funds groundbreaking research at the premiere Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Los Angeles; UCLA Jonnson, USC Norris and City of Hope. Each dollar donated to these institutes is matched with in kind funds, allowing the researchers to further their work. Many of the doctor's funded by Stop Cancer have been recognized for their significant findings. To be at the forefront of research and to have access to these brilliant researchers is truly remarkable.