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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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Lace Up for Kids 2023

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…

5 Things to Know About Bone Cancer and Sarcoma Awareness Month

July is recognized as Bone Cancer and Sarcoma Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about these rare and challenging forms of cancer in children. Sarcoma and bone cancer can have a devastating impact on the lives of young patients and their families, causing physical and emotional challenges that extend far beyond the diagnosis itself.  Unlike…

Lessons Before and After Childhood Cancer from a Mother

As a parent, your primary instinct is to protect and care for your children. But, what happens when your child is diagnosed with cancer? How do you navigate your family through the devastating diagnosis, harsh treatments and fears of recurrence? And, when the unthinkable happens — what does life look like after loss? The journey…