PCRF Blog

Dr. Mitchell Cairo

Categories: Researchers

Dr. Mitchell Cairo New York Medical College Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital     Dr. Mitchell Cairo is the Director of The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Laboratory at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at New York Medical College.  His team is focused on six overarching areas of research. These state of the art research initiatives include: Cancer …

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Samantha

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Samantha Twenty years ago, John and Kim Weiner faced every parent’s worst nightmare. Samantha, their 15-month-old baby girl, was diagnosed with leukemia. At the time, the Weiner’s could never have imagined that the very therapy used to save their little girl’s life would leave her with debilitating long-term side effects. As a result of the aggressive therapy used …

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Diann’s Defenders – 8+ Years Cancer Free

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Picture of Diann and Jeri at UCLA
Diann was 5-years-old, entering kindergarten, when her mother took her for a routine exam at the doctor’s office. After the exam, she was told to immediately take her to CHOC because of anemia and enlargement of her pancreas and liver.  Later that day, they were told that Diann had leukemia.  That night she began her …

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Kalyn – Living a Creative Life

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories
Hello, My name is Kalyn, I am eighteen years old and I am a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer Survivor. I am a part of the Honors Chamber’s Choir, National Honor Art Society, and AP Studio Art 3D. Expressing myself through the arts was what I loved to do but because of my diagnosis last year I …

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Danny – A NVRQT Attitude

Categories: Inspirational Stories, Power of One
Hi, my name is Danny Fariello and I‛m 13 years old. For the past three years, I have been asking for donations for NVRQT baseballs and asking people to write an inspirational message on the ball for a kid with cancer. I give 100% of the donations to the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation to help find a cure. …

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