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Jared Brancazio named new Chairman of the Board for CureSearch, aims to drive forward new treatments via collaboration and innovation

This month, Jared Brancazio takes the reins as CureSearch’s Chairman of the Board, bringing to the role a strategic vision centered on collaboration, innovation, and the importance of strong, diverse volunteer leadership. Brancazio, himself a cancer survivor, previously served as Board Treasurer.  “This is a significant moment in the history of our organization said Brancazio. “We’re truly poised to transform the way childhood cancer research is approached …

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Driving Childhood Cancer Treatments Forward: Announcing a New Partnership with FasterCures & Children’s Tumor Foundation

Today, we announce a new partnership with FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, and the Children’s Tumor Foundation to identify deprioritized drugs that could benefit pediatric patients, and to create a new pediatric-focused pathway for development.    As an organization committed to accelerating the development of new childhood cancer treatments, we know that smarter research funding is just one part of the solution; long-term success will require …

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CureSearch Research Addresses Critical Unmet Need For Safe, Effective Pediatric Brain Cancer Treatments

CureSearch Research Funding DrivesNew Brain Cancer Treatments May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, highlighting a critical topic in the childhood cancer community as brain cancers account for 25% of all childhood and adolescent cancer diagnoses. Brain tumor types include medulloblastoma (the most common), high- and low-grade glioma, Primitive Neuro-Ectodermal Tumor (PNET), and ependymoma. At CureSearch, we’re dedicated to supporting families affected by brain cancer and to …

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Volunteer Week 2020

National Volunteer Week Spotlight: Industry Advisory Council champions pediatric drug development from within

As we work to find new and less-toxic treatments for pediatric cancers, we know that smarter research funding is just one part of the solution. Long-term solutions require a seismic shift in the existing pediatric drug development process. This change demands the strategic collaboration of all the players in the pediatric cancer ecosystem, including science, …

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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Impact and Action

Updated 5/1/20 To the CureSearch Community: Like you, we’re closely monitoring the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19. With the safety of our patient families, volunteers and staff top of mind, all CureSearch-sponsored events through June 1st have been postponed, including our annual CureSearch Summit and spring Ultimate Hike events. We hope that you’ll continue to participate …

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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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