Posts Categorized: Cancer Awareness

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation First Ever Rare As One Network Grant

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation (FCF) is among a select group of patient-led rare disease organizations, including rare cancer foundations, to receive the first CZI Rare As One Network grant. Founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg in 2015, CZI is committing $13.5 million to the Rare As… Read more »

Cancer: Everyday Stuff Is Killing Us! (Gene Cobb)

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The most dangerous thing a firefighter faces when fighting a structure fire, isn’t the heat and flames, it’s the smoke! Cancer is the leading source of firefighter’s line-of-duty deaths in the United States, and according to the International Association of Firefighters, around 60 percent of career firefighters will certainly die by cancer, not from other… Read more »

October 1st Declared As Rare Cancer Day

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October 1st has been designated as Rare Cancer Day. The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)®, spearheaded by its Rare Cancer Coalition, officially tagged October 1st as #RareCancerDay in order to bring attention to the fact that 25% of all cancer diagnosis are considered rare and they are grossly under-researched. As a result, rare cancers… Read more »

Meatballs from The Meatball Shop & Free Testes Exams as CACTI.org Turns Wall Street to “Ball Street”

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In conjunction with National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month (April), The Center for Advocacy for Cancer of the Testes International (CACTI.org) announced today its holding the second annual “Balls to the Walls” event on Monday, April 15th  outside the Bowling Green subway stop, at Broadway and Whitehall Street in Lower Manhattan (home of the Charging Bull)…. Read more »