Monthly Archives: March 2014

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 […]

Eighth-Grader Heads Up Cancer Research Fundraiser

(The Daily Reporter) – March 7, 2014: Emily Blair doesn’t remember her battle with cancer — all she knows is that she won. Emily, 13, was diagnosed right before her second birthday with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer made up of cells that would under normal circumstances develop into skeletal muscles. Emily underwent chemotherapy and radiation therapy — and has now been […]

New Promising Information to Treat, Cure Childhood Leukemias

(Science World Report) – Researchers from the UT Health Center may have pinpointed a protein that could potentially play a key role in the development of pediatric AML-promising new information to treat and cure possible childhood leukemias. Background information from the study notes that AML begins when maturing cells start to grow into different kinds […]

Meet the Children: Alex Johnson

In 2012 when Alex was just 6 he started complaining of aches and a sore throat. His symptoms persisted, so his mother, Jamie, brought him to their family doctor. His doctor ran tests for strep throat and the flu; when the tests came back negative, they decided to run blood tests as a precaution. The […]