An Ultra-Runner’s Quest to End Children’s Cancer

On a quest for better health, Paul “PK” Klenowski promised himself that he would walk or hike at least one mile every day, no matter what. That was 10 years and 17,000 miles ago, and he hasn’t missed a single day. Most importantly, Klenowski’s fitness journey has evolved into something much greater – a mission to end children’s cancer.  His inspiration came when he met the daughter of a family friend, a little girl named …

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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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Natalia Sophia

Why Research? For one mother, the answer is simple

By Amy Rodriguez Ricabal – mother of a childhood cancer survivor, CureSearch supporter and childhood cancer advocate This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we are encouraging supporters to share their stories in answer to the question, “Why Research?”. For Amy Rodriguez Ricabal, the answer is her daughter, Natalia. This is her story. In August 2013, at …

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CureSearch for Children's Cancer

Local College Student And Childhood Cancer Survivor Advocates For Children’s Cancer Research

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tessa Gatz tessa.gatz@curesearch.org (240) 235-2204 | curesearch.org LOCAL COLLEGE STUDENT AND CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVOR ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN’S CANCER RESEARCH Samantha Sowa participates in CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Superheroes Unite! Chicago event to raise funds for children’s cancer research Chicago – August 9, 2018 – Up until she was 11-years-old, Samantha …

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Mark Linder featured

Michigan man bikes Route 66 for pediatric cancer

By Patrick Baron, WJBC BLOOMINGTON (www.wjbc.com) – In an effort to raise money for a cure for pediatric cancer and raise awareness, a man from Michigan is riding along Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. Mark Linder is biking Route 66 in honor of his son, Kevin, who died of pediatric cancer.(Patrick Baron/WJBC) …

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Dr. Kara Davis

Meet Dr. Kara Davis, Childhood Cancer Researcher

(www.loveyourmelon.com) When Dr. Kara Davis first started her career in pediatric oncology, she never thought she would become a laboratory researcher making major strides for childhood cancer research treatments and cures. During her fellowship, Dr. Davis was inspired to use her pediatric oncology experience to directly make a difference in children’s cancer research. Now, Dr. …

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Search for a Cure: Fighting Children’s Cancer

Search for a Cure: Fighting Children’s Cancer

Search for a Cure: Fighting Children’s Cancer (prahs.com) This week is the fourth annual Clinical Trials Awareness Week. This year, its mission is to raise awareness on the importance of clinical trials for infants and children. It’s a topic that’s close to the heart of our Mark Sorrentino. Next week, he’ll be presenting at CureSearch’s …

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Heart of Gold Maddie

A Heart of Gold – Grandparents Give in Memory of Madison

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 moved by their granddaughter, Madison, and vowed …

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