Latest Cookies for Kids' Cancer Stories

2011-10-19 19:15:59

Two Baylor College of Medicine physicians have received support from the nonprofit group Cookies for Kids' Cancer for their research on neuroblastoma — a common type of solid tumor in children. Dr. Leonid Metelitsa, associate professor of pediatrics at BCM and a pediatric oncologist at Texas Children's Cancer Center, and Dr. Jed Nuchtern, professor of pediatrics and of surgery at BCM, who is a surgical oncologist at the center, each received $100,000 from the organization. The...

2010-11-01 07:11:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, three of America's favorite actors will put down their scripts and pick up a spatula for a good cause. TV and film star Joan Cusack, actress Jayma Mays of "Glee" and Peter Facinelli of The Twilight Saga will compete against each other to sell the most cookies in an effort to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The Celebrity Cookie Challenge online bake sale is sponsored by The Glad Products Company to support...

2009-11-10 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Baking homemade treats is a holiday tradition for many Americans, and this year you can let your goodies do more than satisfy someone's sweet tooth. Turn your holiday cookie exchange or neighborhood party into a bake sale to support pediatric cancer research and The Glad Products Company will sweeten the pot(1). The maker of Glad® food storage solutions has partnered with Cookies for Kids' Cancer(TM), a non-profit organization...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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