Author Archives: Shelby Hammond

America’s Charities Celebrates CureSearch Day!

Making Treatment Possible & a Cure Probable for Children Diagnosed with Cancer What We Do: CureSearchCureSearch for Children’s Cancer is a national non-profit foundation that accelerates the cure for children’s cancer by driving innovation, eliminating research barriers, and solving the field’s most challenging problems. We fight every day to make treatment possible and a cure probable for […]

Mattel to Produce More Bald Barbie ‘Ella’ Dolls for Kids with Cancer

For the second year, CureSearch is honored to partner with Mattel to celebrate children with cancer through meaningful play. Mattel will once again produce Ella, friend of Barbie, to provide children with cancer a Barbie doll that is just like them. CureSearch is excited to work with hospitals across the country to host Ella Parties […]

Meet the Children: Maggie Sarbora

Maggie was an energetic and enthusiastic 2 1/2 year old when her parents noticed that she had become very tired. Instead of running around with her friends, she was more content to watch. Her parents took her to her to the doctor where they performed blood work. Much to Maggie’s mother, Stephanie’s, surprise their doctor […]

Meet the Children: Wesley Zablocki

Wesley was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) on March 29, 2011, after a chance fall and lucky x-ray. He was immediately thrust into the world of hospitals, doctors and the unknown. His parents had no idea what to expect with the treatments, how he would react or what they would do to their otherwise healthy son. After nine […]

CureSearch Hosts Second Annual Research Symposium!

Topics will focus on emerging themes in laboratory science On October 17-18, CureSearch will host its second annual research symposium in Washington DC. This year’s Symposium, entitled “Translational Oncology: Emerging Targets in Childhood Cancer” will focus on emerging themes in laboratory science with potential for early implementation. Featured speakers include Malcolm Smith, James Bradner, and […]

Meet the Children: Cora Johnson

In seventh grade, Cora found a lump in her breast. She and her mother Martha went to the doctor to see what was causing the lump. Cora’s doctors performed an ultrasound, but the results were inconclusive. After another ultrasound her team of doctors determined that she had a tumor. They weren’t sure what type of cancer Cora had, but […]

Meet the National CureSearch Walk Committee

We are very pleased to introduce the inaugural National CureSearch Walk Committee (NCWC). The NCWC is a group of volunteers from across the country who have been involved with the CureSearch Walk for 2+ years and have a desire to help shape the program by lending their collective ideas, opinions, and expertise to the national […]