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New Blood Test Advances Individualized Cancer Therapy and Cuts Down on Need for Painful Biopsies
Date:7/24/2014

iciency, bringing down costs, and meeting the remaining challenges to bring individualized therapy into the clinic.

“At NFCR we take the long view of cancer research, and our support of Dr. Haber’s research over the past decade is paying off,” said Franklin Salisbury, Jr., President of NFCR. “We could not be more proud of what Dr. Haber and his colleagues at MGH have accomplished, and we have every confidence that they will continue to improve this technique, making individualized therapy a reality for cancer patients everywhere.”

Dr. Haber has received NFCR support since 2003. Dr. Haber’s findings were published in the July 11 issue of the journal Science.

About the National Foundation for Cancer Research

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a leading cancer research charity dedicated to funding cancer research and public education relating to cancer 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. NFCR is committed to Research for a Cure - cures for all types of cancer. For more information, visit http://www.nfcr.org/ or call (800) 321-CURE (2873).

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