Philip Burroughs | Philanthropist | Mechanicsville, MD

Philip Burroughs is a committed philanthropist based out of Mechanicsville, MD

Category: Cancer Research

Philip Burroughs Common Myths Surrounding Philanthropy

Common Myths Surrounding Philanthropy

Philanthropy is a way to improve our planet and society. Many people love to use the term, but few people truly know what philanthropy actually is. Because of this, philanthropy has gotten something of a bad reputation. There are so many different myths surrounding the topic today, and in order to help dispel some of […]

Philip Burroughs Bill Gates

Bill Gates Donates $100 Million to Help Find a Cure For Alzheimer’s

There is no question that Bill Gates is one brilliant individual. Fortunately, if there is one by-product from a man that has made billions it would be the fact that he is actually one generous person. His latest useful endeavor is to donate $100 million towards research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. It goes […]

Philip Burroughs The World’s Most Philanthropic Individuals

The World’s Most Philanthropic Individuals

Philanthropy, as I’ve mentioned multiple times before on this website, is crucial. It is necessary that we come together whenever we can and help each other out. Without philanthropy, several organizations and charities couldn’t exist, and that would leave the world in a worse state than it already is. These generous people donate their time […]

Philip Burroughs Celebrity Philanthropists

Celebrity Philanthropists

Celebrities. There is something about them that makes us stop and listen. Maybe it is their wealth, influence or profession; perhaps it is merely the fact that our society is told to revere these individuals as special. And while certain celebrities can prove to be very talented or innovative, the truly special celebrities are those […]

Philip Burroughs Relay For Life

Relay For Life

I am a heavy proponent of the American Cancer Society and all that the organization does. One of its largest fundraising efforts is the Relay For Life. For those that do not know, the Relay For Life is an annual fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Although the event is held by the American […]

Philip Burroughs Detecting Cancer More Efficiently

Detecting Cancer More Efficiently

Cancer is never easy. It can be a difficult illness to deal with, and the fact that there is no known cure makes the road even more challenging. And as scientists work day and night to develop a long-lasting cure, others are working on an equally important aspect of cancer: detection. And a group of […]

Philip Burroughs Managing Pancreatic Cancer

Managing Pancreatic Cancer

As one of the world’s leading causes of death in the world, cancer is a terrible affliction. What’s worse, is that there is not one, but several different forms of the deadly disease, making finding a cure for each incredibly difficult. Pancreatic cancer, in particular, is the eighth most common cause of cancer-related death in […]

Philip Burroughs Diabetes Could Lead to Cancer

Diabetes Could Lead to Cancer

For anyone living with diabetes, whether it be type 1 or 2, you know how much of a serious affliction it is. Although the disease can be highly monitored, typically preventing any severe damage, diabetes is not something to be taken lightly. And if a new study is anything to go by, the metabolic disease […]

Philip Burroughs IBM’s Watson to Study Genomics For Cancer Research

IBM’s Watson to Study Genomics For Cancer Research

One of humankind’s deadliest diseases is cancer. It is not only deadly for the amount of victims it claims, but for the fact that there is still no known cure. While certain treatments like chemotherapy can be used in the fight against this terrible affliction, they do not always succeed. That is why IBM and […]