Author Archives: Shelby Hammond

Give a Special Mother’s Day Tribute

This Mother’s Day, give a tribute gift to honor the special women in your life! A tribute gift to CureSearch is a personal way to acknowledge the many women – mothers, sisters, aunts, teachers, friends and others – who have loved, supported and encouraged you. With a Mother’s Day tribute gift, you can show your loved ones how […]

$12,500 Raised For Children’s Cancer Research!

Joyce Reed is a long-time supporter of children with cancer. She annually hosts a dinner and auction in her community in Sevierville, Tennessee and this year’s benefitted CureSearch for the first time. Joyce hasn’t been directly affected by children’s cancer, but she knows the toll that it can take on families, and just wanted to […]

Meet the Children: Luke Crecelius

Michelle and her family were shocked when they found out their 2-year-old son, Luke, had cancer. They received the official diagnosis on August 5, 2013. Their active and loving son had AML. Luke began treatment immediately at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and received 84 doses of chemotherapy during his 114 days at the hospital. Because of his […]

Childhood Cancer Survivor Enters the MMA Arena

Matt Bessette doesn’t remember most of his cancer treatment. He does remember feeling like a human pin cushion, and that his mother always tried to remain positive and let him be a kid. Matt was just 3 when he was diagnosed with leukemiaand spent more a year at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center receiving treatment. After 5 […]

High School Senior Leads Fundraising Effort

Chelsey has always believed in giving back to the community. A senior at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, MD, she has always been encouraged to find a cause that she was passionate about and try to make a difference. While volunteering, Chelsey met a young girl battlingrhabdomyosarcoma and they became fast friends. She saw how […]

Congratulations to CureSearch Young Investigator Dr.Yustein

New Ewing Sarcoma Research Center at Texas Children’s Hospital Made Possible by Virani Family This article features CureSearch Young Investigator Jason Yustein, MD, PhD. To learn more about his research click here. (Bio News Texas) -The Texas Children’s Cancer Center has opened a new space to develop more effective diagnostics and therapeutic approaches for Ewing Sarcoma […]

Camp Quality Partners with CureSearch!

CureSearch is proud to announce a partnership with Camp Quality USA, an organization dedicated to providing camping experiences for children with cancer during the 2014 CureSearch Walk season. This year, Camp Quality will be at 12 CureSearch Walks across the country participating with Camp Quality Walk teams, arts & crafts tables and teen tents. Camp […]