Every dollar donated to CureSearch is special to us, but sometimes the stories behind the dollar not only represent a desire to help cure cancer, but also acts as a memorial to those who have gone before. We sat down with grandparents Dean and Diane Schafer who were...read more
On April 28, Chris Morton will wake up before 3 a.m. to lead a team of Hikers on a 28.3 mile trek, but his team's journey will start long before the big day. Starting this month, he'll, lead local hikers on training hikes in the Triangle area in order to prepare them...read more
(parkerici.org) - "Emily just celebrated her twelfth birthday!" Tom Whitehead announced, smiling. In any other circumstance, this might be nothing out of the ordinary, except Emily is not an ordinary child. Rosy-cheeked with shiny brown hair tousled from frolicking at...read more
Catapult is our game-changing research strategy that directly addresses the largest obstacles impeding children’s cancer medical progress. We won’t stop until more and better children’s cancer treatments are out of the lab and into the clinic and marketplace, where they can help the kids who need it most.
Watch the video filmed during our annual Catapult Summit to learn more about the importance of our strategy:
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What We Fund
For 30 years, CureSearch has been a leader in funding children’s cancer research. CureSearch’s research strategy drives children’s cancer treatments out of the lab and into the marketing place to save kids NOW. Learn more about how we are eliminating research barriers and solving the field’s most intractable problems.
Among adults, less than 5% of those with cancer are enrolled in clinical trials. Yet for children, more than 60% of those with cancer participate in some form of clinical trial. CureSearch supports clinical trials that show promise in making a difference for children with cancer, today.