PCRF Blog

PCRF Opens College Scholarship Application for Pediatric Cancer Survivors

Categories: Researchers

2017 will be the first class of recipients of the PCRF College Scholarship Award! College-bound students who have overcome pediatric cancer can now apply for a college scholarship through the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. All college-bound students face challenges, but none more than students struggling to overcome a life threatening disease. Childhood cancer survivors overcome many …

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PCRF FUNDS 13 RESEARCH GRANTS IN 2017

Categories: Researchers

Thanks to your generous support, Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation is able to fund 13 promising research grants in 2017! Each research study is designed to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases.  PCRF places a high degree of importance on quality of life and the definition of survivorship for every child diagnosed …

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SWEATING FOR A CURE WITH TEAM ABIGAIL

Categories: Power of One
Sweating for a Cure
If you don’t believe that one person can make a difference…think again! Take it from the members of Team Abigail who joined forces to help raise over $6,000 for pediatric cancer research. How did they do it? By Sweating for a Cure! In July of 2014, seven year old Abigail Caplan-Jones was diagnosed with metastatic Ewings Undifferentiated …

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Marisas Memory Rockland Race Fuels Cancer Research

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One, Researchers

The Marisa Fund Article as it appeared in the lohud.com | The Journal News, Part of USA Today Nancy Haggerty , nhaggerty@lohud.com Published 6:02 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago They would run together and read together. Fantasy stories were her favorites. When she got older, Marisa Goldwasser told her dad, …

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