Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood arising within the developing nervous system. Approximately half of neuroblastoma patients are diagnosed with high-risk disease, which is especially aggressive with a 50% survival rate. If a child’s high-risk neuroblastoma […]
Acute Myeloid leukemia (AML) is the second most common leukemia in children, and the prognosis after relapse is poor. Unlike current CAR T treatment for the most common childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), patients with AML experience significant toxicity
Brave Barbie doll provides a friend through treatment for kids with cancer Bethesda, Md. – October 23, 2023 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer and Mattel are celebrating 10 years of Brave Barbie – a special Barbie created to bring hope
Monthly Supper Club supports CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Holly Springs, N.C. – September 28, 2023 – Pimiento Tea Room, a unique tea house and restaurant in downtown Holly Springs, has raised more than $37,000 this year for CureSearch for Children’s
By Holly R. Zink, MSA, ACRP Cancer in children differs from cancer in adults, from DNA alterations to tumor origin. More than 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year in the U.S., and while new treatments — most often
A closer look at Dr. VanHeyst’s osteosarcoma study The current standard treatment for osteosarcoma, a bone cancer, hasn’t changed much in decades. The chemotherapy that osteosarcoma patients receive is harsh, and the side effects are only magnified in children. Osteosarcoma
CureSearch Board Chair, Jared Brancazio, has been selected as one of three national finalists for the Invest in Others (IiO) Catalyst Award.
A closer look at Dr. Elvin Wagenblast’s AML study Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Even before a child is born, genes can undergo changes that are linked to the development of leukemia. There is a
The thought of opening a tea room-style restaurant had always been intriguing to Matt and Christy Griffith, so when they came across a 180-year-old historic house in downtown Holly Springs, NC, they decided to turn that dream into a reality.
Kenny Bontz has faced his share of challenges in life, but these obstacles helped shape him into the man that he is today, and set him on a path to inspire others. When Kenny was 19 years old and working