What organization is trying to cure cancer? National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR): Research for a Cure.
What’s new in cancer research? Researchers have identified a protein called CD24 that may be a new target for cancer immunotherapy. The protein is a ‘don’t eat me’ signal that prevents immune cells called macrophages from engulfing and eating cells.
What does the AACR do? Mission. The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, science policy and advocacy, and funding for cancer research.
Is AACR a non profit? The AACR and the AACR Foundation are 501(c)(3) public charities as determined by the Internal Revenue Service.