Charity Stars auction off exclusive items for ARD Foundation

Charity Stars, a partner of the ARD Foundation, has offered to auction sports and movie memorabilia through their website www.charitystars.com/foundation/ardfoundation. All proceeds will be donated to ARD to fund new cancer therapy research projects in the fields of genetic mapping and immunotherapy. Among the items up for auction is a large framed custom maroon jersey […]


Obesity and cancer

Source: MD Anderson News and Communications What is obesity? Obesity is a condition in which a person has an unhealthy amount and/or distribution of body fat. To measure obesity, researchers commonly use a scale known as the body mass index (BMI). BMI is calculated by dividing a person’s weight (in kilograms) by their height (in meters) […]


ARD is now part of the AmazonSmile program

In 2013, online retail giant Amazon launched an initiative called AmazonSmile, allowing its millions of users to support 501(c) (3) public charities through online shopping. By buying through smile.amazon.com, shoppers can select a charity to receive a donation of 0.5% of eligible purchased items at no additional cost to them. This is an easy way […]


Running against cancer

The ARD Foundation plans to close Pink October 2020 with a golden key by holding a run in benefit of a Veterans Hospital in Washing DC. The event, done together with ARD partner Lindos Magnesium Water LLC, is scheduled for the 31st of October and will have a 5km route that runs through America’s capital. […]


Program in Ethiopia is financed by the ARD Foundation

Part of MD Anderson Cancer Center’s mission is to eliminate cancer from the world through education. The Global Academic Program (GAP), for example, employs a network of sister institutions and partnered centers throughout the world for a collaborative approach at preventing, treating, and researching the disease. One GAP’s pillars is the Global Radiation Therapists Education […]


Dr. Antonio Buzaid aswers questions about the coronavirus and how the disease impacts the treatment of cancer patients

One of the doctors on the board of the ARD Foundation, Dr. Antonio Buzaid aswers questions about the coronavirus and how the disease impacts the treatment of cancer patients. ARD Foudation: What is this virus called, and what is the name of the disease responsible for this pandemic? Dr. Buzaid: This new coronavirus is called […]


Can dogs detect cancer?

Source: Medical News Today Dogs have a very sensitive sense of smell. This can be useful in the medical world, as dogs are able to sniff out certain diseases, including cancer. Humans have put dogs’ remarkable sense of smell to use by training them to sniff out explosives and narcotics. Their powerful noses can also […]


Alcides e Rousaura Diniz Foundation supports radiation therapy efforts in the Ethiopia region

Part of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s mission is to eliminate cancer in the world using the pillar of education. The Global Academic Program, or GAP, employs a network of sister institutions and partnered cancer centers throughout the world for a collaborative approach at preventing, treating and researching the disease using established […]


An exclusive interview with Robert Williams, creator of Lindos Magnesium Water

We chatted with Robert Williams, creator of Lindos Magnesium Water, the ARD Foundation’s newest partner. Check out! 1 – Robert, can tell us a little more about Lindos’ partnership with the ARD Foundation? How did this idea come about? After meeting Ana Gizzi, hearing and researching all of the wonderful work ARD has been doing, […]


How I dealt with permanent hair loss and other side effects

BY CONSTANCE PORTER, PH.D. Source: mdanderson.org When I first lost my hair due to breast cancer treatment, I often heard people say, “Don’t worry. It’s only hair.” The implication was that it would grow back — eventually. But after a while, I began to notice that it was always the people with a full head […]