Marie Sweeten

Family Services Director

A lifelong Oregonian, Marie loves exploring nature with either her running shoes or her camera. She has always been motivated to help others, which led her to pursue a degree in Human Development & Family Sciences from Oregon State University. With over 14 years of experience in social services, Marie brings resourcefulness and compassion to the team. At the Fund, she dedicates her time to helping FA families navigate the Fanconi anemia world in any way she can: “It’s a great feeling to be someone’s hero for a moment.” She strives to make a difference in people’s lives and also has a huge heart for animals. In her free time, she enjoys running, photography, going to the beach and spending time with friends, family, and her cat, Chloe.

What are you known for around the office?
Finding answers and resources. Also, finding the chocolate.

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Breaking Ground in Cancer Research: Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant

That's why we're thrilled to announce the launch of the Fanconi Cancer Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research, a flagship funding opportunity in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

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Introducing the Fanconi Cancer Foundation: A New Era in FA Research & Impact

In 1989, Lynn and David Frohnmayer founded the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF), determined and desperate to find a cure for their three daughters diagnosed with Fanconi anemia (FA). Since then, their vision has grown into a vibrant community of FA families, researchers, clinicians, donors, fundraisers, staff, and volunteers, all dedicated to improving outcomes for people with FA.

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2024 Research Updates

Research is the answer to one day making FA a treatable, manageable disease. Here, you'll discover the most recent strides in FA research and activities funded by FCF. Every quarter, we'll bring you updates on newly funded grants, ongoing projects, and significant milestones.

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