National Cancer Survivors Month

Jacob’s Journey: A Childhood Cancer Survivor’s Story Every battle has its heroes, and among the bravest are young children like Jacob Mozer, who faced stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma when he was barely old enough to walk. Diagnosed at only 16 months old, Jacob’s early years were filled with constant medical appointments and intense treatments. Despite…

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Trailblazing Treatments for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Trailblazing Treatments for Pediatric Brain Tumors Picture a fortress built to guard precious treasure but accidentally also keeps out the very allies it needs in a time of crisis. This is the challenge faced by medical researchers when dealing with the brain’s natural defense — the blood-brain barrier — especially in children with brain tumors. …

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World Health Day: Pediatric Cancer’s Global Divide

World Health Day: Pediatric Cancer’s Global Divide Imagine this: Two children, born at the same moment, oceans apart. In a country brimming with medical resources, one child quickly gets top-notch treatment for cancer. Meanwhile, across the globe, the other child faces a drastically different reality, with limited access to basic care. This isn’t just a…

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Resource: 7 Things to Do After Diagnosis

Childhood Cancer Resource: 7 Things to Do After Diagnosis Nothing can ever prepare a parent for the moment they learn their child has cancer. As reality sets in, so does the question: “What comes next?” To help navigate this challenging time, Scott Kennedy, SKC Executive Director, and Donna Ludwinski, SKC Director of Research Advocacy offer…

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Evelyn’s Brave Battle With ALK Neuroblastoma

Evelyn’s Brave Battle With ALK Neuroblastoma Every family’s story is filled with moments of joy and sudden challenges. In their Iowa home, Lindsay and Adam cherished the lively bustle of raising their young kids. But while they watched their nearly two year-old daughter Evelyn soak up a midwestern summer, they began to notice troubling changes…

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Arden’s Story of Hope

From Neuroblastoma Cancer to No Evidence of Disease: Arden’s Story of Hope When a young child starts daycare, catching a bug or two is quite normal. But for 15-month-old Arden, a week of persistent low-grade fevers and stomach troubles soon became a concern for her parents, Megan and David. These symptoms, which initially seemed like…

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Solving Kids’ Cancer Firsts

Solving Kids’ Cancer Firsts: A Decade of Breakthroughs & Leadership Solving Kids’ Cancer is not just our name — it’s our mission. We target the toughest childhood cancers with the lowest survival rates because every kid deserves to grow up. Through global collaboration, we drive new treatments forward like combinations, sequences, and targeted cancer immunotherapy…

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SKC Holiday 2023

2023: Ways to Give Back During the Holidays For many, the holiday season symbolizes joy, togetherness, and reflection. However, for families confronting the harsh reality of pediatric cancers, the season can be exceptionally challenging. Navigating a cancer diagnosis replaces joyful traditions. Families are thrust into seeking the best treatment options, often while managing everyday life.…

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2023 Year-in-Review

Pediatric Cancer Research Advancements: Solving Kids’ Cancer’s Year-in-Review A Message from Scott Kennedy, Executive Director   Dear Friends and Supporters,  As we reflect on the year gone by, my heart is filled with gratitude and pride for what we’ve achieved together in 2023. I want to start by extending a heartfelt thank you to each…

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Research and Care: Neuroblastoma Parent Global Symposium 2023

Research & Care: Neuroblastoma Parent Global Symposium 2023 Mark your calendars for the return of the Neuroblastoma Parent Global Symposium on Friday, November 3, 2023. A free virtual event, this neuroblastoma conference brings together parents, researchers, medical professionals, clinicians, and charity leaders from across the globe to discuss the latest breakthroughs in neuroblastoma research and…

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