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Covid-19 Vaccine & Fanconi Anemia

Covid-19 Vaccine & Fanconi Anemia

Jan 27th, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the FDA in the United States. What does this mean for people with Fanconi anemia and their families?

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FARF Announces Head & Neck Cancer Collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer

FARF Announces Head & Neck Cancer Collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer

Jan 20th, 2021

We've teamed up with Stand Up To Cancer and three partner organizations to fund $3.25 million in grants for treatment of FA-related head and neck cancer.

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Research Update Winter 2020: Cancer, Fertility, Bone Marrow Failure

Research Update Winter 2020: Cancer, Fertility, Bone Marrow Failure

Dec 14th, 2020

This report is an overview of research shared at the 2020 Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium covering three main topics: solid tumors, fertility, and bone marrow failure.

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How to Be Present for Your Friends This Holiday Season

How to Be Present for Your Friends This Holiday Season

By: Allison Breininger | Dec 7th, 2020

Life can be hard this time of year. While for some, twinkly lights, eggnog, and carols help lighten the mood, for others the holiday season feels like a time of mourning and struggling.

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Toxic Positivity: It’s okay not to be okay

Toxic Positivity: It’s okay not to be okay

Aug 19th, 2020

The current cultural pressure to maintain an upbeat and positive outlook in the face of a health crisis is 1) nothing new to FA families; and 2) can actually be detrimental to one’s wellbeing.

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Fundraising Wins: 2019-2020

Fundraising Wins: 2019-2020

Jul 28th, 2020

We've had a great year in fundraising, thanks to our dedicated family fundraisers and our generous donors!

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