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U.S. NEWS RANKS BEST CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS

Categories: Researchers
US News & World Report Ranks Top Children's Hospitals
Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases their rankings for the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation. According to U.S. News, hospitals are ranked based on “five-year survival, bone marrow transplant services and infection prevention, along with other data collected from a detailed U.S. News clinical survey of children’s hospitals.” Dana Farber Boston Children’s …

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Sandi Lesko – Giving Back

Categories: Power of One
Banner image of PCRF ambassadors who have fought malignant disease.
Meet Sandi Lesko, a successful Real Estate Agent in Monarch Beach, California.  With children of her own, it was easy for Sandi to see the value of supporting the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation.  It only takes one moment for a child to be diagnosed with cancer and that child’s family changes forever.  In that moment, the …

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Becky Runs for Gold – Utah

Categories: Researchers
Shoes were melting from the hot road
Last year, Becky Mudd advocated for pediatric cancer patients by spreading awareness and raising funds running across the state of California helpful hints.  This year, she took on the great state of Utah!  Touching all five National Parks in southern Utah, Becky never gave up her passion and determination to spread the news that Pediatric …

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NVRQT Spirit Continues!

Categories: Power of One
Sometimes children need a little boost from one of their peers to keep their spirits up.  Danny Fariello was there to deliver the NVRQT Rally Cry in the form of baseballs with encouraging notes to those fighters.  Danny has been an advocate for Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation through his efforts selling  NVRQT embossed baseballs for …

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Ian

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One
Ian Engdahl Pediatric Melanoma In the spring of 2005 I was diagnosed with pediatric Melanoma. This had no meaning to me, I had absolutely no idea that I had cancer, or could possibly die. I was only four years old. Even though I had only been on this planet for four years, I was still …

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