2016 Media Archives

2016 News

  • July 2020 Bite Me Cancer Has Chosen It’s 7th Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - July 2020 - Bite Me Cancer chosen a grant directed by Dr. Cristina Montero-Conde, PhD, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), Madrid, Spain, entitled "Discovering novel molecular nodes involved in MTC development and evolution." This research project has the potential to identify molecular events that confer an outgrowth advantage to the tumor but at the Read More
  • 2020 Annual Wine Dinner is Cancelled Due to Covid Concerns - July 2020 - Originally, our annual wine dinner was postponed from April 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. We have now made the decision to cancel the event due to the ongoing Covid challenges. We will celebrate this year's 10th anniversary and Nikki's 10th "cancerversary" on April 24, 2021.
  • Research Bite Me Cancer Reaches Goal of funding Fourth Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - FAIRFAX, Va. - Oct. 5, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Fairfax, Va., that supports teenagers with all cancers and funds thyroid cancer research, announced today that it has reached its goal of funding a fourth thyroid cancer research grant. The $57,500 grant will be administered in conjunction with Bite Me Read More
  • Bite Me Cancer celebrates its sixth anniversary Bite Me Cancer Foundation Celebrates Sixth Anniversary - FAIRFAX, Va. - September 27, 2016 -  Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Fairfax, Va. that supports teenagers with all cancers and funds thyroid cancer research is celebrating its sixth anniversary this month. The foundation was formed in September, 2010 by Nikki Ferraro, just months after she had been diagnosed with a rare Read More
  • BiteMeCancer_DefaultPostImage Bite Me Cancer Names Recipient of Foundation’s Third Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - FAIRFAX, Va. - July 1, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Fairfax, Va., that supports teenagers with cancer and raises funds for thyroid cancer research, announced today that Dr. Irene Min of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, is the recipient of the group’s third research grant. The  $57,500-grant is being Read More
  • BiteMeCancer_DefaultPostImage Bite Me Cancer Raises $55,000 at its Third Annual Cancerversary Dinner - FAIRFAX, Va. - May 5, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit that supports teens with cancer and funds thyroid cancer research, raised $55,000 at its third annual Cancerversary dinner, the foundation announced today. Nearly 150 people attended the event April 23 at the Tower Club in the Tyson’s Corner Area of Fairfax, held Read More
  • BiteMeCancer_DefaultPostImage Bite Me Cancer Unveils New Logo at Its Second Annual Investors Breakfast - FAIRFAX, Va. - March 31, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit that supports teenagers who have all types of cancer and funds thyroid cancer research, unveiled its new logo this morning during its second annual Investors Breakfast held at its headquarters in the Fair Lakes Area of Fairfax. The foundation’s name was conceived by Read More
  • Ribbon Cutting at Bite Me Cancer's New Office in Fair Lakes, VA Bite Me Cancer Opens Its New National Headquarters - FAIRFAX, Va. - Jan. 22, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit that supports teens with cancer and funds thyroid cancer research, held a ribbon cutting for its new headquarters in the Fair Lakes Area of Fairfax, VA, Thursday, January 21, 2016. “I’m so happy and proud that we now have an office space Read More