ARD Foundation supports MD Anderson Cancer Center in this mission to completely eradicate cancer from the world

The ARD Foundation is a proud supporter of MD Anderson, one of the largest cancer centers in the world. The Institute has been working to eliminate cancer for over seven decades and is ranked one of the top two cancer care hospitals every year since U. S. News & World Report began its annual “America’s […]


Olympic Swimming Champion Sharon Van Rouwendaal is ARD Foundation’s New Ambassador

The achievements of Dutch swimmer Sharon Van Rouwendaal speak for themselves; she is one of today’s most renowned athletes. Olympic champion of the Rio 2016 Games’ 10km open water marathon, the young 25 year old also wishes to make a difference outside of the pool and the sea. She is ARD Foundation’s new ambassador. Her […]


ARD Foundation’s specialist board Gepoliano Chaves analyse article about breast cancer

According to an article published on the BBC’s website on March 14, researchers claim that the “internal wiring” of breast cancer can predict which women are more likely to survive or relapse. According to the studies done by scientists at the Cambridge University and Stanford University, breast cancer is a cluster of 11 separate diseases, […]


Recepta Biopharma plans to launch type of cancer treatment that costs a fifth of what it is today

Recently, the newspaper Folha de São Paulo, from Brazil, published an article detailing how the company Recepta Biopharma plans to launch a type of cancer treatment that costs a fifth of what it is today. The plan is to create a similar molecule that will replace the one created by the labs, but maintaining the […]


Power Couple Rides Immune-Oncology Success With Vaccine Plan

From Naomi Kresge Bloomberg When the founders of BioNTech AG started their first company in 2001, their European colleagues who attended a gathering to discuss fighting cancer with the immune system could fit in a small university hospital conference room. This year, some 2,000 immunologists will crowd into the annual meeting on the banks of […]


Doctor Fernando Santini explains the side-effects of immunotherapy in patients with lung cancer

As the clinic oncologist at the Hospital Sírio-Libanês in São Paulo and a former thoracic oncologist sub-specialist at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, Dr. Fernando Santini has contributed immensely in the development of new cancer treatments.   Along with Dr. Matthew Hellman, one of today’s main scientists working with immunotherapy, he’s […]


ARD as an incentive to independent researchers

As the professor of the Medical Clinic Department of the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES), who obtained his master in hematology at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) and is a coordinator of the hematology services at the Hospital Evangélico de Vila Velha (ES), Dr. Marcos Santos believes that Brazil will remain stagnant […]


The coordinator to the Hospital de Amor Barretos (SP) talks about the results of the institution’s oncology research

Dr. Ruis Reis, the executive and scientific director of the Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (IEP) and the coordinator of the Centro de Pesquisa em Oncologia Molecular (CPOM) in the Hospital de Amor Barretos (SP), talks about the results attained by the institution in the field of oncology research with enthusiasm. With great sacrifice and, […]


ARD partners with a therapist who uses unprecedented techniques to return breast sensibility to women

The ARD Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds and directs them towards researches on new cancer treatment therapies, has partnered with the German neuromuscular therapist Horst Ulrich Gutbrod, known in São Paulo for having pioneered a technique that returns breast sensibility to women affected by breast cancer. Uli, as the therapist is known, donated […]


Cancer-slaying virus may fight childhood eye tumor

Curing the childhood eye cancer retinoblastoma often comes at a cost. The tumor, which sprouts in the retina and primarily occurs in children under the age of 5, is fatal if not treated. Yet chemotherapy can cause permanent vision loss, and patients sometimes need surgery to remove one or both eyes. Now, scientists have found […]