If researchers can keep uncovering new treatments, Mark Crafts believes there is hope for surviving colorectal cancer.
Annual Meeting Merit Awards support oncology trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 151 recipients with Merit Awards. These oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community.
With support from two Conquer Cancer grants, Dr. Markovina is improving care for patients by 'shutting off' a genetic protein that protects tumors.
Through our Grants & Awards program and Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) initiative we have invested more than $57 million to support women oncologists and researchers around the world.
Even when young patients survive cancer, its challenges often remain with them for the rest of their lives. Carly Flumer survived thyroid cancer in her late 20s and learned invaluable lessons about communication between doctors and patients. Now 32, she is helping other adolescent and young adult patients navigate the unique challenges they face during and after treatment.
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