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A Mother’s Appeal

A Mother’s Appeal

By: Nancy Nunes | May 20th, 2019

As Duncan's mom, I wish I could give him more days. I’d give him mine if I could. But that’s not possible. I can only resolve to give some of my time to try to raise funds for research.

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Aldehydes inhibitor may help protect stem cells

Aldehydes inhibitor may help protect stem cells

Apr 10th, 2019

Research has shown that aldehydes cause DNA damage and increase the potential for bone marrow failure. A recent study investigates whether a small molecule activator could help.

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30th T-Shirt Contest: VOTE NOW!

30th T-Shirt Contest: VOTE NOW!

Apr 4th, 2019

We asked you to send us your designs for the 30th anniversary FARF shirt. Vote for your favorite of the six finalists!

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Show Us How You FA

Show Us How You FA

Apr 1st, 2019

International FA month is May 2019. This is an international fundraising & awareness campaign created by FA families. FA means #FindAnswers and #FightAlways. Get involved today!

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Adulting with Fanconi Anemia

Adulting with Fanconi Anemia

By: Jasmine Bennetsen | Mar 19th, 2019

We first learned something was wrong in 2004. I was a normal, healthy kid until I went to my pediatrician for my 13-year-old booster shot and blood draw. That was the first sign something was off.

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How might we apply cancer-fighting strategies from the general population to the FA population?

How might we apply cancer-fighting strategies from the general population to the FA population?

Mar 18th, 2019

To fast-track therapies for people with Fanconi anemia (FA), it’s often best to start by examining progress that’s already been made in the general population.

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