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2011-08-06 00:00:03

The Premier Sports Campus and the Clearwater Chargers are pleased to announce their support of The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Partial proceeds from three upcoming soccer tournaments will go towards fighting pediatric cancer. Lakewood Ranch, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 The Premier Sports Campus and the Clearwater Chargers are pleased to announce their support of The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Partial proceeds from three upcoming soccer tournaments will go towards fighting...

2011-07-18 12:30:00

CALIFON, N.J., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cookies for Kids' Cancer and The Glad Products Company announce today that May 2011 was the biggest month on record in the organization's nearly 3-year history with the most bake sales held and the most money raised in a month. Cookies for Kids' Cancer is a national non-profit organization committed to raising funds to support research for new and improved therapies for pediatric cancer, the leading cause of death by disease for children under...

2011-07-07 10:00:00

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope on Wheels today announced its first Hope on Wheels 5K Race & Walk, designed to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Held in the picturesque city of Rancho Santa Margarita on Labor Day, Sept. 5, and benefiting the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, the event will feature a 5K (3.1 mile) run or walk, along with a Celebration of Life...

2011-06-01 14:20:00

TREVOSE, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice, (http://www.ritasice.com) the nation's largest Italian Ice concept, today announced the start of its sixth annual partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to raise funds to further pediatric cancer research through in-store paper lemon sales and a new Text-to-Donate option. From June 1 through June 30, more than 550 Rita's locations will encourage Guests to donate $1 for a paper lemon to raise money for the...

2011-06-01 00:06:40

One of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the U.S. advances research in neuroblastoma Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, has awarded $200,000 in grants to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the United States, and home to the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. "Physician-scientists within...

2011-05-31 08:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, has awarded $200,000 in grants to the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the United States, and home to the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. "Physician-scientists within the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children's Hospital of...

2011-05-11 10:16:00

--The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital Pays Tribute to Longstanding Partnership During a Recognition Event -- PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced today that it had received a $2 million gift awarded by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) as part of a longstanding partnership to eradicate pediatric cancer. The four-year $2 million gift will be matched by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for a total of $4...

2011-05-11 10:00:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its nonprofit organization, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, today announced a $10 million gift - the largest corporate gift in CHOC Children's history. The gift will be used to fund groundbreaking pediatric cancer research, using the latest advances in genomic medicine to provide more effective, individualized treatment for children afflicted with this disease. CHOC Children's is recognizing this gift by naming its...

2011-04-29 15:02:22

Proton radiography imaging used prior to and during proton treatments for pediatric cancer patients provides for more accurate treatment delivery and a lower dose of radiation compared to standard diagnostic X-rays and cone beam CT, according to a study presented today at the Cancer Imaging and Radiation Therapy Symposium in Atlanta. The symposium is co-sponsored by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The amount of...

2011-04-20 10:00:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its dealers announced today at the New York International Auto Show plans to donate more than $10 million to support childhood cancer research through the 2011 Hyundai Hope on Wheels® program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) Kicking off with a $150,000 donation to Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Hyundai Hope on Wheels, Hyundai's nonprofit...


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