NEWS & VIEWS

How to Support Solving Kids’ Cancer This Holiday Season

For many, the holiday season is a joyous time filled with family, friends, celebration, and reflection on the things we’re grateful for. But for families with children battling the most deadly cancers, the holidays can be particularly challenging.  Happy traditions are replaced with navigating a cancer diagnosis and searching for safe treatment options — often…

5 Ways to Support a Caregiver During National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month — a time to raise awareness and support for family caregivers across the country. When a parent hears the devastating words, “your child has cancer” nothing is ever the same. Caring for a child with cancer, especially one with a poor prognosis, comes with many challenges. It becomes a…

Supporting Pediatric Cancer Research: Solving Kids’ Cancer’s Year-in-Review

A Message from Scott Kennedy, executive director Throughout the year, Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) has continued funding cutting-edge research to find cures for children with the most aggressive cancers. Research is key in unlocking solutions and providing improved outcomes for kids. SKC prioritizes taking cutting-edge ideas, based on scientific evidence, from the lab to the…

Learn & Connect at the Neuroblastoma Parent Global Symposium 2022

For the third year in a row, the Neuroblastoma Parent Global Symposium brings together researchers, medical professionals, clinicians, charity leaders and parents from across the globe to discuss the latest developments in neuroblastoma research. On November 11, 2022, this one-of-a-kind neuroblastoma conference will be hosted online and free to access from anywhere around the world.…

This Week in Pediatric Oncology Podcast’s 100th Episode

Happy 100th Episode to the This Week in Pediatric Oncology (TWiPO) Podcast! TWiPO is a free childhood cancer podcast dedicated to supporting families and advancing research through weekly discussions of trending topics and exciting new developments in pediatric cancer.  Produced by Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC), TWiPO is hosted by Dr. Timothy Cripe, chief of the…

What’s Needed to Improve Treatments for Neuroblastoma?

Neuroblastoma is a heterogenous type of pediatric cancer, meaning that the tumor cells might be subtly or dramatically different even within the same tumor within the same patient. It’s the most common solid tumor outside of the brain in children. About 800 children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma each year in the United States, and half…

Pediatric Brain Tumors and Solving Kids’ Cancer’s Impact

As a childhood cancer charity, Solving Kids’ Cancer focuses on the rarest and most fatal pediatric cancers. By funding early investigational research, both pre-clinical and clinical, Solving Kids’ Cancer helps to expand possible treatment options for kids as well as raise the bar on their standard of care through research advocacy. This September for Childhood…

Childhood Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

Each year over 10,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States, and cancer remains the number one cause of death from disease in children. While this is alarming, scientists and doctors are making significant progress in developing new treatments and discovering the etiology of various cancers.  This article covers the basics of…

September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Lace Up for Kids 2022

Each year, more than 400,000 children around the world are diagnosed with cancer; however, advancements in care and treatment have, in many cases, not changed in decades. That’s why we’re determined to change the future for kids with cancer and their families.  Join us this September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, as we all shine a…