PCRF Blog

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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Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto

Categories: Researchers

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford University       Dr. Sakamoto sends her most heartfelt and sincerest “thank you” to all the members of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for their dedication and commitment to children with cancer. She has been studying the causes of acute leukemia in children for over 20 years! PCRF is …

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Dr. Anshu Malhotra

Categories: Researchers

Emory University     Dr. Malhotra has focused her research on medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in children below the age of 10. The cure rate is about 70%, but the survivors are beset with long-term devastating side effects ranging from behavioral to cognitive disorders. The need is to develop therapies that would …

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Dr. Wei Li

Categories: Researchers

Penn State College of Medicine     Brain tumors are a major class of pediatric cancers. These tumors arise in the cranium or central spinal canal. Because of the limited space of the intracranial cavity, brain tumors are usually inherently serious and life-threatening. Despite major advances in neuroimaging and neurosurgical techniques over the past decades, …

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