CureSearch to Award Young Investigator Grants in 12 Types of Children's Cancer Representing the Highest Risk and Poorest Outcomes for Children with Cancer

As part of the CureSearch Investigational Research Initiative, CureSearch for Children's Cancer this year will provide 12 $100,000 grants for scientists focused on innovative research offering the greatest potential to design treatments and improve outcomes for children with difficult-to-treat cancers. Working with a panel of children's cancer research experts, CureSearch identified 12 areas of study that present the highest risk with the poorest outcomes for children with cancer. Read more

Childhood Leukemia Survival Rates Reach 90 Percent

Death rates from acute lymphoblastic leukemia dropped substantially, 15-year study finds children with the most common type of leukemia now have a dramatically better chance of survival, a new study shows. Read more

Recess Takes the Nation!

Launched less than 2 months ago, Return to Recess is already a huge hit across the nation! This new national fundraising program is another way CureSearch raises money for children's cancer research so that one day, every child will be guaranteed a cure - and guaranteed to return to recess. Read more

Study Presents Potential New Treatment Options for Pediatric Neuroblastoma Patients

Dr. Jed Nuchtern, chief of the division of pediatric surgery at Texas Children's Hospital, found that the majority of infants with a particular form of neuroblastoma excel in their overall progress and survival when the tumor is monitored without surgical resection. Read more

8-year Old Austin Curator Raises Money for Cancer

8-year old Patricia "Patty" Alfonso is a student at Parkside Community School in Austin, TX. There, she found her inspiration for an art exhibit to benefit children's cancer research - Georgia Moore. Georgia was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of the blood. Read more

I Signed Up for the CureSearch Walk. Now What?

So you decided to participate in a CureSearch Walk. Congratulations and thank you for joining the fight against children's cancer. At CureSearch, our goal is to help you every step of the way, ensuring that you have everything you need to meet your fundraising goal and enjoy the CureSearch Walk experience. Join us this year in one of 85 locations near you. Read more

Phone App for Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Survivors

The AYA Healthy Survivorship app assesses health habits using an interactive assessment tool that provides a score for lifestyle, physical activity, diet, nutrition, and well-being. It also offers personalized tips for living a healthier life and contains information about the late effects of treatment, provided by CureSearch for Children's Cancer. Read more

My Ultimate Hike Experience

I kneel down to catch my breath; my feet aching from what seems like an eternity of walking and climbing. And just as I feel I might not be able to go on, Sherry comes along and pulls me up by the arm and whispers "we can do this." Read more

$25,000 in Nursing Scholarships Now Available!

CureSearch for Children's Cancer is pleased to support nurse education by providing $25,000 in scholarships to the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses 2012 annual conference! Read more

CureSearch Commits $2 Million for Clinical Trials

Cherie Polen, RN Wins Favorite Nurse Contest

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Creating Hope Act Passes in House, Work Begins in the Senate

Introducing Talia Castellano

CureSearch for Children's Cancer Regional Offices

Western Region (Email)
Chariya Newton, Regional Development Director
Phone: (626) 241-1637

Southeast Region (Email)
Jim Steiner, Regional Development Director
Phone: (704) 643-7075

Midwest Region (Email)
Megan Selck, Regional Development Director
Phone: (630) 933-9134

Northeast Region (Email)
Chelsea Kasai, Regional Development Director
Direct: (301) 589-0971

Southwest Region (Email)
Phone: (214) 843-5256