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More Hospitals Tailor Cancer Care to Teens and Young Adults

(Wall Street Journal Online) – April 28, 2014: New treatments and earlier detection have led to steady gains in cancer survival for children and adults. But survival rates for teens and young adults with some types of cancer have barely budged in 30 years. A push is on for better care and better outcomes for […]

Meet the Children: Melissa Mugno

In February of 2009, Melissa broke her leg and was rushed to the ER. Her doctor ordered an x-ray to determine the best way to fix her broken leg, and noticed an abnormality, causing them to order an MRI to get a better picture. Later that day, Melissa and her parents received news that no one should […]

Get Involved with CureSearch!

Looking for a way to get involved with CureSearch? There are many ways to get involved, from taking the ultimate challenge with Ultimate Hike, forming a CureSearch Walk team, advocating, or getting your company involved! At CureSearch for Children’s Cancer, we are fighting for the future every child deserves and every parent dreams of. That […]

My brother. My hero.

This guest blog post by Kelli Very Wright When you hear childhood cancer, you think babies. toddlers. middle school.  I hear childhood cancer and think teenager. college. brother. I came home for Thanksgiving break in Fall 2004, and my mom told me my brother Mike, a 17 year old freshman in college, had osteosarcoma, a […]