The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation awards research grants to some of the best scientific minds in differentiation therapy and epigenetics all over the world. Learn about the Waxman Foundation’s grant-making process and how we choose which grants to fund each year. LISTEN online: (Length: 2 min. 7 sec.)

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Nabeel Bardeesy, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is conducting vital research in pancreatic cancer. Funding from both the Waxman Foundation and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has furthered Bardeesy’s critical work to find clues against this deadly disease.

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Gwen Darien, the Executive Director of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, shares how she became involved in cancer research advocacy.

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The Millennial Society of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness about the Foundation. The goal of the Society is to raise funds to support research in young adult cancers. Alissa Jacob, the Chair of the Millennial Society, shares why she became involved with the Society and why investing in cancer [...]

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Thursday, Nov. 18 was our 13th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner and Auction—also known as “The Waxman.” For the first time ever, we were SOLD OUT with about 1,400 people attending. The night was a blast, filled with an awesome live and silent auction, great food and drinks, and headlined by Grammy award-winning [...]

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Eleven members of Team Waxman completed the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday November 7, 2010. Their commitment and hardwork helped raise more than $92,000 to support the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

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For more than 25 years, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) has partnered with researchers at the Shanghai Institute of Hematology (SIH) in China (pictured above) to share knowledge and speed the pace of cancer research. Recently, on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30, scientists from the SWCRF and the SIH held a joint meeting [...]

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Stephen Baylin, M.D., a professor in oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is a pioneer in the field of epigenetics. He discusses how researchers are learning the way genes are turned on and off to deliver therapies to cancer patients in a new way. LISTEN online (Length: 4 min. 50 sec.)

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Last year I wrote of my wife Thalia’s experiences with breast cancer and how it impacted our family’s lives. I am thrilled to say once again she is cancer free and as a family she, Cena and I continue to appreciate how fortunate she really is. Sadly I can’t share those feelings about my dad – Stefano, who succumbed to lung cancer this past summer.

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Cancer researcher Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D., co-founder of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Mass., who discovered the first human oncogene, explains the importance of cancer stem cells and the role they play in the spread of cancer, including breast cancer. LISTEN online (Length: 7 min, 10 sec.)

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