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The William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation is working with the scientific community to shortening the cancer research timetable.

Parent’s Day at ANR in Australia

April 27, 2016

As part of the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research (ANR) Conference, ANR is hosting for the first time, a Parent’s Day in Cairns on June 24th, 2016! Parent’s Day includes interactive sessions led by a unique team of international research and clinical experts to learn about the latest advances in research and clinical care for neuroblastoma.

Dr. Susan Cohn

April 25, 2016

Susan L. Cohn, MD, Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed Chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation! In this role, Dr. Cohn will work closely with the faculty and staff of the section, other leaders in the department, the Biological Sciences Division, the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Comer’s

The Forbeck Foundation has been challenged to raise more money!

February 11, 2016

The Forbeck Foundation has been challenged to raise more money for cancer research! If the Forbeck Foundation can raise $250,000 by April 1st, the University of Chicago will receive $200,000 towards the International Neuroblastoma Research Group database (INRGdb). Join us in helping advance cancer research and donate today! Donations can be made at www.wgfrf.org!  

Biden’s Call to Break Down Barriers in Cancer Research

January 26, 2016

From the call to end cancer for once and for all, to the new breakthroughs in immunotherapy and lack of funding, the State of Union speech by President Barack Obama summarized what needs to be done in the cancer research field. The Forbeck Foundation has been breaking down the barriers Joe Biden mentioned for over

The importance of Immunotherapy

January 6, 2016

The Forbeck Foundation’s annual Forum topic in 2015 was Immunotherapy.  The article below is one example of the importance of immunotherapy.  The Forbeck Foundation support new and innovative research resulting in advancements in cancer treatment. http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34731498