My child has cancer
You are not alone
If your child or a child close to you has been diagnosed with cancer, it is undoubtedly a scary time for you, your family and friends. The diagnosis of cancer can be devastating.
Know that you are not alone.
At Children’s Cancer Research Fund, we can help you in your time of need, help you learn more about childhood cancer, the cancer journey, leading edge treatments and introduce you to families who have been where you are today.
Learn more about childhood cancer and how we can help you in your time of need:
Although childhood cancer is rare, it is still the leading cause of death by disease in children. At Children's Cancer Research Fund, we're working every day to fund life-saving research that leads to a cure. Read More
Researchers are constantly investigating new treatments and therapies in an effort to cure all childhood cancers. The University of Minnesota Cancer Center is one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research facilities. Read More
Meet some of the extraordinary children whose courage in the face of severe illness inspires our search for a cure. Read More
Long-term childhood cancer survivors face significant health risks, which they must deal with for the remainder of their lives. Children's Cancer Research Fund is working every day to increase survivorship and develop new, life-saving research that can improve the health and well-being of childhood cancer survivors. Read More
Even after cancer has been successfully treated, many patients and families struggle with emotional issues. Although these feelings are normal, a mental health professional should be consulted if they are severe or persist. Read More
Chemotherapy, radiation or brain surgery to treat childhood cancer often causes “cognitive late effects." However, there are many ways teachers, parents, and medical professional can create an optimal learning environment for childhood cancer survivors. Read More
Children's Cancer Research Fund recognizes the need for patient care that reaches beyond medical treatments and therapies to provide families with emotional support, networking opportunities and other kinds of assistance as they deal with childhood cancer. Read More