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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5 Things to Know About Rare Disease Week

Rare Disease Week is an awareness event set aside to generate lasting change for the rare disease community. It takes place every year — starting on the last day of February — the month with the rarest number of days, to emphasize the nature of these conditions and direct attention to rare diseases as a…

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Easy Fundraiser Ideas to Support Childhood Cancer Research

Everyday, 47 children are diagnosed with cancer in the United States.1a It’s the leading cause of death among children, claiming the lives of over 100,000 children each year worldwide. Of the kids who do survive, 95% suffer from lasting effects of current treatments that limit their childhoods and cause health issues later in life.1b  Yet,…

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Leading Women Making a Difference in Childhood Cancer

In this week’s episode of TWiPO (This Week in Pediatric Oncology), our cancer podcast dedicated to exploring news and advances in pediatric cancer, hosts Dr. Timothy Cripe and Solving Kids’ Cancer Director of Research Advocacy, Donna Ludwinski, are joined by Ann Graham, Executive Director and Founder of MIB (Make it Better) Agents, a leading pediatric…

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Why Research Childhood Cancers with Low Survival Rates?

  Researching Childhood Cancers with Low Survival Rates The Rare Diseases Act of 2002 states that a disease or disorder is considered “rare” if fewer than 200,000 people are affected by it in the United States. Of more than 100 types of cancer[1], only breast and prostate cancers do not qualify as a “rare disease.”…

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