March Community Spotlight

The Federal News Radio Community Spotlight is
Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO

The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) was created by the world’s foremost cancer doctors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to seek dramatic advances in the prevention, treatment, and cure of all types of cancer. By supporting the brightest minds in cancer research, it works toward the vision of a world free from the fear of cancer. CCF is conquering this disease by funding breakthrough cancer research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge with patients and physicians worldwide and by improving the quality of and access to care, enhancing the lives of all who are touched by cancer.

Through the generosity of individuals, foundations, and corporate donors, CCF’s Grants and Awards Program funds research for all types of cancers, everywhere.  CCF has awarded more than $105 million in cancer research funding through 1,700 grants and awards to researchers in 68 countries. CCF has a Four Star Charity rating from Charity Navigator and is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.  The $150 million The Campaign to Conquer Cancer aims to take down cancer by investing in the brightest minds in cancer research,  global oncology initiatives, education for patients and families, and access to quality care, exemplified by ASCO’s CancerLinQ™, a groundbreaking system that will unlock and analyze cancer care , giving doctors up-to-the minute conclusions and guidance to share with patients.

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