Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from CureSearch

Every Now

Every 40 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. That’s 36 children today, tomorrow, and every day after that. The search for cures is happening now. Every Now. Will you help? CureSearch is funding research that will solve the field’s most challenging problems. To help find cures now. Every Now. The big issues: One out of […]

Help CureSearch Raise $10,000

Forming a Caring Group to Support Family

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is pleased to offer a webinar for parents and caregivers of children with cancer. This webinar will be presented by medical professionals specializing in the webinar’s topic. These webinars were made possible by a grant from American Legion Child Welfare Foundation. Join CureSearch on November 20 at 7:00 pm EST to […]

Meet the Children: Bekah Freeman

When Bekah was 12 years old, she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Though her journey has been long and hard, she has never let cancer get in the way of enjoying life. After her diagnosis, her family moved to Alabama so that Bekah could receive the best possible treatment and be closer to their extended family. Due […]

Overcoming Resistance in High Risk Medulloblastoma

A team of international researchers led by William Weiss, MD, PhD at the University of California, San Francisco, has been awarded a $1.88 million grant by CureSearch to investigate their hypothesis that drugs that reprogram (normalize) the epigenome, will block the inappropriate activation or silencing of DNA, thus normalizing gene expression. If this occurs, it […]