National Foundation for Cancer Research
|Founder(s)||Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi and Franklin Salisbury, Sr.|
|Key people||Franklin C. Salisbury, Jr., President and CEO
Sujuan Ba, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer
|Area served||United States|
|Focus(es)||"Basic Cancer Research"|
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) was founded in 1973 to support cancer research and public education relating to prevention, earlier diagnosis, better treatments and ultimately, a cure for cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside.
The NFCR has funded nearly 50 laboratories worldwide.