Immunotherapy is changing the paradigm for children with cancer. Solving Kids’ Cancer has teamed up with the same researchers who helped save Emily Whitehead’s life to bring a new treatment option for children with neuroblastoma. Meet one family that was on a Solving Kids’ Cancer clinical trial at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Childhood cancer fighters and survivors ages 3-13 walked the runway in Bloomingdale’s on 59th Street. With the help of everyone involved the event was a complete success and the children in their hand-picked outfits truly earned the title “Runway Heroes”. Watch the 2014 fashion show here!
Jordyn being diagnosed at 6 months old with neuroblastoma was a devastating shock for her mother, Jodie. After 6 ineffective rounds of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery Jodie was left without any options, which in turn lead her to an experimental clinical trial sponsored by Solving Kids’ Cancer. This is the story of their journey to save Jordyn.
Al Jazeera America covered the story of Solving Kids’ Cancer’s co-founders, Scott Kennedy & John London, and why they created the organization. Listen in on their stories and the inspiration behind the making of Solving Kids’ Cancer.
Solving Kids’ Cancer’s co-founder, John London, share the story of how he stumbled upon Nifurtimox as a treatment option for neuroblastoma and brought it to a Phase 1 clinical trial. Listen in as we interview Dr. Giselle Sholler as she speaks on her clinical trial that was one of the first trials SKC funded.
“Solving Kids’ Cancer and the TDI offer the opportunity to develop a much more facile system for drug development.” – Dr. Kenneth Cohen from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at John Hopkins University
Solving Kids’ Cancer is dedicated to facilitating the development of therapies to improve survivorship for children with fatal childhood cancers through an innovative and aggressively funded model. Meet the co-founders of Solving Kids’ Cancer, John London, and Scott Kennedy. Watch to learn about their stories and their inspirations to opening Solving Kids’ Cancer.
After doctors in Israel told Myriam there were no more treatment options left for her son, Muli, to treat his high-risk neuroblastoma, she searched for clinical trials outside of Israel. She found a vaccine trial In Hershey, Pa., sponsored by Solving Kids’ Cancer. In this video, Myriam tells her family’s story to save Muli.