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Create Your Own Fundraiser Fundraising Idea: Audrey’s Angels

It began with a life-altering diagnosis. In 2010, 5-year-old Audrey was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor that develops in the nervous system of babies and very young children. Each year, approximately 800 children get diagnosed with neuroblastoma in the United States.1 With stage 4 neuroblastoma, young Audrey was in the…

6 Ways to Support National Cancer Research Month

May is National Cancer Research Month, a time to raise awareness on the importance of lifesaving cancer research. Although research has paved the way for better outcomes and quality of life for those diagnosed with certain cancers, there is still much work to be done.  Millions of people around the world continue to be affected…

Collaborative Effort of Nonprofits Yields Big Results for Treating High-Risk Neuroblastoma

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Collaborative Effort of Nonprofits Yields Big Results for Treating High-Risk Neuroblastoma   New York, NY, April 3, 2023 —The collaborative efforts of eight nonprofit organizations to impact survival rates of children with high-risk neuroblastoma by funding innovative clinical research has just resulted in very promising results.  This collaboration, led by…

What You Should Know About Cancer Vaccines – 2023

Most of us are familiar with vaccines, a type of immunotherapy given to healthy people to prevent common diseases. They are made from a weakened virus or attenuated bacteria that causes the disease and are introduced into the body. This helps build antibodies that recognize and fight off that particular disease more effectively. Some cancer…

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…

The Latest in CAR-T Cell Therapy for Pediatric Cancer

Although significant strides have been made in the treatment of children with cancer over the years, survival for some cancers, such as solid tumors, and rare, aggressive cancers, have seen little improvement. Those who do survive pediatric cancers, are often faced with long-term health complications from the current standard of care treatments of chemotherapy, surgery…

Nanotechnology and the Future of Childhood Cancer Treatments

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death by disease among children,1 claiming the lives of over 100,000 kids each year worldwide.2 With the development of chemotherapy and other conventional pediatric cancer treatments, there has been a considerable rise in overall survival rates over the last 30 years, but the quality of life for…

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,…

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…