NEWS & VIEWS

With the Passing of Lila May, Tutu Trot Benefits Other Children with Cancer

The third annual Lila May Tutu Trot took place in Hood River but this year’s Tutu Trot, sadly, was missing its princess.

Bloomingdale’s Celebrates Runway Heroes in its First Ever Fashion Show

In honor of September’s National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Bloomingdale’s 59th Street hosted Runway Heroes. A total of 23 childhood cancer fighters and survivors aged 2-12 walked the runway in the Young World department to benefit two pediatric cancer nonprofits.

Children’s Cancer is Unprofitable and Ignored – An SKC Featured Article

John London, co-founder of SKC, wanted to scream in frustration. After three years of treatment, doctors suggested that him and his wife took his daughter, Penelope, home to enjoy their remaining time together. Instead, John scanned hundreds of research abstracts seeking new treatments.

Can viruses cure cancer? If so, how?

Recently, the potential of oncolytic viruses to treat deadly cancers was featured in a segment of 60 Minutes, which highlighted the work of Matthias Gromeier, MD, at Duke University. Solving Kids’ Cancer has been in discussion with Dr. Gromeier since 2012 to find a way to best bring this novel treatment option to children with deadly brain tumors.