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Award Winners

Throughout the history of cancer research in the United States, the institutions that make up the NCI-designated cancer centers program have attracted and supported the world’s most innovative and prestigious scientists. These centers have enabled researchers to conduct the highest quality research; while having these scientists on staff has improved the quality of the cancer centers where they work. Following are lists of scientists at NCI-designated cancer centers who have won the world’s top awards for their work.

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Nobel Laureates

Awarded annually for outstanding achievements in several areas, including chemistry and physiology or medicine.

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Presidential Medal of Freedom

Presented to those who have made exceptional contributions to significant public or private endeavors.

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MacArthur Fellows

Unrestricted fellowships to individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.

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Lasker Awards

Recognizes major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of human disease.

  • Posted: August 13, 2012