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Children’s Cancer Research Fund invests in lifesaving, leading-edge research in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of childhood cancers and blood-related disorders.

Fueled by compassion since opening our doors in 1981, our team has revolutionized the way childhood cancer is treated worldwide. Our investments in key research initiatives and patient care have led to innovative treatments, faster cures, new discoveries, and compassionate quality-of-life programs that give hope to pediatric patients and their families.

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As the Train Passes

| Written by Mindy Dykes Mindy is the mother of 9-year-old Connor, who is a brain tumor survivor. My husband and I agreed from the beginning that we would raise our brain tumor survivor the same way we would his older sister. There would be rules, guidelines, discipline, limitations and expectations. I mean let’s say…Read More

5 Things to Write in a Card

| This blog post is from our new guide Beyond “I’m Sorry”: Supporting a Family Facing Cancer. Download it today to get more great tips on how to care for a family in the best way possible. You’ve picked out a great card for someone you know who is facing cancer. You have your pen in hand,…Read More

“Is There Anything I Can Do?”  There Is, and Here’s How

| This blog post is from our new guide Beyond “I’m Sorry”: Supporting a Family Facing Cancer. Download it today to get more great tips on how to care for a family in the best way possible. If you feel compelled to help a family experiencing cancer, know that your thoughtfulness could be a huge stress relief…Read More

Telemarketing Occurrences with Children’s Cancer Recovery Fund

| Children’s Cancer Research Fund has received complaints regarding telemarketers who represent the similarly named organization Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation. We have no connection or affiliation with this organization, and we do not make any telemarketing calls. We have reported these complaints to our state’s Attorney General office and encourage you to do the same. If you want to lodge…Read More

5 Ways to Support a Family Facing Cancer

| This blog post is from our new guide Beyond “I’m Sorry”: Supporting a Family Facing Cancer. Download it today to get more great tips on how to care for a family in the best way possible. If you feel compelled to help a family experiencing cancer, know that your thoughtfulness could be a huge stress…Read More

How a Small Birthmark Changed Our Life

| Written by Sarah, mother of Colton Picture this: You’re in an ice arena cheering on 7- and 8-year-olds learning how to play hockey, and they’re using the full length of regulation ice for the first time. That’s a challenge for small bodies, racing back and forth and up and down on the ice while clumsily chasing after a puck.…Read More

What to Say (and What Not to Say) to a Family Facing Cancer

| This blog post is from our new guide Beyond “I’m Sorry”: Supporting a Family Facing Cancer. Download it today to get more great tips on how to care for a family in the best way possible. Two moms, Mindy Dykes and Laura Sobiech, both with sons affected by childhood cancer, offer up some words…Read More

A New Era for Children with Neurofibromatosis

| “We are entering a new era of cancer therapy through targeted therapy and immunotherapy that will leave the radiation and chemotherapy we know today in the dust,” says Christopher Moertel, M.D., and a professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota. His immediate interest is a new class of drugs that target…Read More

Watching, Waiting and Skating

| Colton skates in his socks across the wood floor to the fish tank and shows off “Goldy” and “Yo-Yo,” his prized goldfish. Like any 7-year-old boy, Colton loves Legos and playing hockey. But what many don’t know is that he has a four-inch tumor embedded in his leg due to a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). NF1,…Read More

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Time to Fly 2016

Saturday, Jun 25
Join in the race against childhood cancer at Time to Fly! Every step brings us closer to a cure for childhood cancer.Event Site

Friends of CCRF Golf tournament

Saturday, Jun 25
Lube Tech employees returning for the 4th year to Grand National Golf Club in Hinckley Event Site

The 13th Annual 140 Golf Invitational

Saturday, Aug 20
Annual golf tournament presented by Lubrication Technologies held at Oak Ridge Country Club Event Site

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