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American Cancer Society

NCI Supports NCI AdvanceMed Employee in Relay For Life American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, Relay For Life, is a team event that combines raising money, cancer education, and community awareness. Relay For Life is an overnight event during which team members take turns walking around a track and camping out, where they can enjoy food, games, and activities. This event allows communities around the nation to “celebrate the lives of …Read More

National MS Society

Beating Multiple Sclerosis through Biking NCI supported an NCI AdvanceMed employee who participated in a two-day 150-mile bike ride hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Virginia. The Society hosts such rides in 100 cities nationwide to support its mission of eradicating multiple sclerosis through fundraising and awareness. The Society has 50 chapters throughout the United States and “helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change …Read More

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Running and Riding for Breast Cancer NCI employees participated in two events to raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Ten NCI employees working for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, FL, participated in The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The race is sponsored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader in breast cancer research and …Read More

Japan Relief Efforts

Aiding a Country in Need It is hard to imagine the terrible situation experienced by the Japanese people following the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. In response to this crisis, NCI donated funds to the American Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and Save the Children. The American Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network, made an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide …Read More