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High-risk neuroblastoma in children has a grim outlook. Dr. Jonus is fighting to change that.

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 […]

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Dr. Hunter Jonus

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer receives gift to support promising immunotherapy trial

Funds to support cutting-edge immunotherapy trial for pediatric high-grade glioma  Bethesda, MD – February 8, 2020  – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has received a $1 million gift from the Norcross Family Foundation in support of a first-in-human, phase I/II clinical trial testing

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Elias Sayour, MD, PhD

From Bench to Bedside in 18 Months: How collaboration landed adolescent-young adult (AYA) patients in a clinical trial

“We were fortunate that CureSearch had just launched their Catapult Award program….It enabled researchers to access up to $2.5M in funding over three years, through a streamlined application process, rather than contending with multiple applications for smaller grants which would have lengthened

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An Innovative Treatment Approach for DIPG: CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Partners with SebastianStrong Foundation to Fund Promising New Research

Contact: Tiffani CopelandSenior Vice President, Development & CommunicationsCureSearch for Children’s CancerEmail: tiffani.copeland@curesearch.org Bethesda, MD – July 30, 2020 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer, in partnership with the SebastianStrong Foundation, has awarded a $225,000 Young Investigator grant to Yale Cancer Center’s

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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

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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

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Volunteer Week 2020

CureSearch Announces $2.5 Million Grant Supporting First-In-Human Clinical Trial For Pediatric High-Grade Glioma Treatment

Promising immunotherapy addresses lack of effective treatments for deadly brain tumors Media Contact: Tiffani Copeland Vice President, Campaign Development & Communications CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Email: tiffani.copeland@curesearch.org Phone: (800) 458-6223 Bethesda, MD – March 30, 2020 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer

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Seymour Grant

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

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Coronavirus COVID-19

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