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COVID-19 Impact and Action

To the CureSearch Community: Like you, we’re closely monitoring the current situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and following national and local recommendations for precautionary measures, travel and community gatherings. We also recognize that many of us interact with immune-compromised children on a daily basis and that it’s important to exercise an abundance of caution.  With the safety of our patient …

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Frank Gioscia

Volunteer Spotlight: Ultimate Hiker raises over $113,000 for children’s cancer research

Frank Gioscia, 68, is training for his tenth CureSearch Hike while raising $113,000 for children’s cancer research! He has done it by lacing up his hiking boots and hitting the trails at CureSearch Ultimate Hike events. “It was easy for me to get involved with CureSearch. In July 2011, a friend handed me a flyer about …

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Jack Winters

All of Us Can Take Action to End Childhood Cancer – A Survivor’s Story

By Jack Winters My journey with cancer has taught me about the strength of the human spirit. I’m a childhood cancer survivor. As a patient, cancer research advocate and pediatric nurse, I’ve seen hundreds of children and families overcome insurmountable odds and survive illness to live life to the fullest. Their courage has made me …

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New Therapies for Pediatric Oncology

Children are waiting longer than adults to access new cancer drugs. CureSearch is changing that.

CureSearch IMPACT Series Forums bring global pediatric experts in academia and pharmaceutical companies together to accelerate the development of pediatric cancer drugs. “Children with cancer wait an average of 6.5 years longer than adults to access new drugs.”1 Cancer is the number one disease killer of children, yet it is challenging for children to get …

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Reasons we walk

What’s your goal for 2020?

Whether your resolution is to get fit, meet new people or travel, our nationwide fundraising events will help you achieve your goals while also helping to end childhood cancer. This year, join us at an event near you, or turn your travel plans into a lifesaving adventure at one of our destination events. Funds raised …

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Rea and mom in hospital

Have Faith and Never Give up Hope – a Mother’s Story

By Rochelle Paterson Rochelle Paterson is a mother of a childhood cancer survivor, a cancer research advocate and CureSearch supporter. Our daughter, Rea, was a seemingly healthy and normal toddler until one day, when she began to limp. After a few weeks of medical testing, her doctors found a tennis ball-sized tumor on her left …

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Chase Hancock

Eleven-Year-Old Cancer Survivor to speak at Golfer Greg Norman’s Annual QBE Shootout Event Benefitting CureSearch

For more than 20 years, CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has been the primary charity beneficiary of the QBE Shootout, a professional golf tournament founded and hosted by legendary golfer Greg Norman. On Dec. 12, the QBE Shootout will welcome 11-year-old cancer survivor Chase Hancock as the featured speaker at its annual Pro-Am Gala. Funds raised …

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CureSearch for Children's Cancer

CureSearch Announces $450,000 in New Research Funding to Drive Innovative Treatments for Pediatric Neuroblastoma and MPNST

Contact:Tessa Gatz, Director of Communications, CureSearch for Children’s CancerPhone: (240) 235-2204  |  tessa.gatz@curesearch.org Bethesda, MD – October 28, 2019 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is proud to announce funding for two CureSearch Young Investigator Awards supporting promising new therapies for pediatric neuroblastoma and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST). Each project will receive $225,000 over three years …

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Trek for 43

Join supporters around the nation this National Take a Hike Day and raise critical funds for pediatric cancer research.  Trek for 43, CureSearch’s newest program, empowers people to come together to tell children’s cancer to “take a hike” during National Take a Hike Day weekend, November 15-17.  “This program is great because it can fit …

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Bee the Change

Busy Bee Gives Back by Raising Funds to Support Childhood Cancer Research

Throughout Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, CureSearch teams up with advocates across the nation including passionate corporate partners like Johnson & Johnson, Inc who are raising funds and creating awareness intheir 18 Busy Bee stores throughout Florida and Georgia from August through October. We had a chance to sit down with Megan Forcey, Director of Advertising …

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