PCRF Opens College Scholarship Application for Pediatric Cancer Survivors

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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

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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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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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U.S. NEWS RANKS BEST CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS

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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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Becky Runs for Gold – Utah

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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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