Jan 19, 2018
When a cutting-edge cancer tool becomes available, minorities such as African Americans and older patients often have less access to it than other populations. Dr. Reeder-Hayes and her team are trying to determine why.
Dec 20, 2017
Chibuike Chigbu, MBBS, FWACS, of the University of Nigeria, served as principal investigator for one of the first projects supported by an IIG, “Impact of community health educators on uptake of cervical and breast cancer screening and HPV vaccination in rural southeast Nigeria.”
Dec 15, 2017
“When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut,” Dr. Zhang recalled. “Later, I became interested in physics – but in high school, my father was diagnosed with cancer, and he passed away within a year, so that changed my whole career path.”
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, FASCO, to Receive ASCO’s Ellen L. Stovall Award and Lecture for Advancement of Cancer Survivorship Care
Nov 21, 2017
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, FASCO, a medical oncologist and advocate for improving the quality of cancer care from prevention through survivorship, is the 2018 recipient of the Ellen L. Stovall Award and Lecture for Advancement of Cancer Survivorship Care.
Nov 17, 2017
For physicians like Dr. Le to discover new options, they must first have the resources they need to do the work. That’s why the support of Conquer Cancer donors is critical - research grants enable breakthroughs that restore hope for patients.
Oct 25, 2017
The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 CCF Merit Awards of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Oct 19, 2017
As the holiday season of gratitude and giving begins, I am thankful for every gift CCF donors have offered, and I am hopeful about the outcomes—big and small—that every dollar used to conquer cancer guarantees.
Conquering Sarcoma with Clinical Research: A doctor and her patient are paving the way with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation
Oct 19, 2017
Brittany Sullivan’s most recent cancer diagnosis came when she was 3 months pregnant. Meanwhile, Dr. Breelyn Wilky received a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation for her sarcoma research.
Oct 16, 2017
What if a person facing cancer could improve his or her treatment experience with just a few taps on a smartphone, tablet, or computer?
Nominate Exceptional Female Mentors by December 8 for the Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards
Oct 15, 2017
Nominate women colleagues for the Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Mentorship Award, which aims to recognize and promote the work of women mentors who are both leaders and role models in oncology.