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Latest pediatric cancer Stories

2012-02-01 19:55:00

Bag Warehouse President Mark Ditteaux has teamed up with Roc Solid Founder Eric Newman to sponsor the Imprinted Duffel Bags for their Ready-Bag Program, which helps to ease the burdens for families with children suffering from pediatric cancer Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 With 16,000 children diagnosed with or relapsing from cancer each year, Eric and Roc Solid are pushing to "connect with every single patient." That is no easy task as it would cost around $6.4 million...

2012-01-30 14:23:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lights. Camera. Cure., a 6-hour Dance-A-THON to raise money and awareness for the fight against children's cancer was held at the historic Avalon Theater in the heart of Hollywood, CA on Sunday January 29, 2012. Lights. Camera. Cure., the first annual event, was sponsored by The Penn State Alumni Association Los Angeles (PSULA) and was proud to announce that they raised $37,411.40 in support of THON, the 46-hour dance marathon run by Penn...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

For the second year, the staff of both SIR Management and many of their client facilities assisted Bear Necessities in hosting their annual Christmas party for pediatric cancer patients at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 For the second year, the staff of both SIR Management and many of their client facilities assisted Bear Necessities in hosting their annual Christmas party for pediatric cancer patients at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook...

2012-01-05 09:00:00

$1.5 million committed to supporting the best young scientists tackling cancers in children and young adults NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two non-profit organizations committed to eliminating cancer in children and young adults have joined together to address the critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research. The Sohn Conference Foundation, dedicated to curing pediatric cancers, has granted $1.5 million to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research...

2011-12-05 07:05:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the largest retail electric providers in the United States, will again join Cox Media Group to sponsor the 2011 Cox Radio Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon benefiting research and treatment advances at Texas Children's Cancer Center aimed at curing and preventing pediatric cancer. The two-day event will also support patient care and education at Texas Children's Cancer Center - the largest pediatric hematology and...

2011-11-14 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The hottest item to give and exchange this holiday season is cookies. That's because each cookie sent, sold or exchanged means more funds donated by The GLAD Products Company to Cookies for Kids' Cancer for pediatric cancer research. So whether it's sharing edible or virtual cookies, anyone can make a difference, one cookie at a time. It's easy to get involved and help GLAD® meet its goal of exchanging one million...

2011-09-23 14:27:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope on Wheels®, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, alongside Hyundai company executives, dealers, congressional leaders and local children's hospitals, today held a press conference as part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The event was held in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center at 10 a.m. to underscore the achievements of the Hope on Wheels second annual September Hope Grants program, which...

2011-09-21 11:35:00

NEON YELLOW laces being worn by athletes across the USA to raise awareness for Pediatric Cancer HO-HO-KUS, N.J., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What began as a simple idea by a local mom to raise awareness for pediatric cancer at her daughter's soccer games during September's Pediatric Cancer Awareness month has spread like wildfire across the country! "We are amazed at the response and support we have received from Youth, High School, College and University soccer clubs,...

2011-09-15 10:02:00

Go4theGoal Foundation needs your help on September 27th to raise awareness & support for pediatric cancer patients & research MERCHANTVILLE, N.J., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Show support for pediatric cancer patients, their families, pediatric oncology hospital units and research on September 27th and participate in Go4theGoal's 1st Annual National Dress 4 Pediatric Cancer Day - One Day, One Dollar, One Goal...Curing Pediatric Cancer. On September 27th, a $1.00...

2011-09-08 10:02:00

Go4theGoal Foundation initiates 1st Annual National Dress 4 Pediatric Cancer Day on September 27 to raise awareness & support for pediatric cancer patients & research MERCHANTVILLE, N.J., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to raise much needed awareness and financial support for pediatric cancer patients, their families, pediatric oncology hospital units and research, Go4theGoal Foundation has declared September 27th National Dress 4 Pediatric Cancer Day - One...