The Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society is a group made up of volunteers, many of whom have children or relatives who are victims or survivors of this disease. Our organization is an advocate for the children who suffer from neuroblastoma and is dedicated to serving as a support center for their families. The primary focus of the organization is to raise money to assist local research in neuroblastoma cancer, and to raise national awareness to focus additional research and funding until a cure can be found.
CancerIndex ; the Guide to Internet Resources for Cancer family of Web sites, established 1996, now with over a thousand pages. It is maintained on a voluntary / not-for-profit basis.
CNCF-- Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation-- was founded from our life's experience with a child with cancer. We found that there was a need to address the many issues that childhood cancer presents to the family, the child, the doctors and nurses, the community and the country. As a family, we struggled to make each day count and be filled with as much sunshine as possible. "The Struggle" symbolizes our mission, our dream and our goal. To be aware is to have knowledge and that is the first step in making a dream come true. The next step is to use that knowledge as a tool in supporting the needs of the children and their families and provide funding to the medical community for new and advanced research studies. As an organization, we will fulfill that responsibility through education, support, advocacy, and research. Help us in "The Struggle" against childhood cancer.
The Neuroblastoma Society - a charity whose aim is to fund research into the illness and support parents whose children have been affected by the disease.
The NANT consortium is a group of 14 Universities and Childrens Hospitals with strong research and treatment programs for neuroblastoma. Working closely together, they test promising new therapies for high-risk and relapsed neuroblastoma. The majority of funding for NANT comes from the National Cancer Institute. NANT was formed to provide a group of closely collaborating investigators who are linked with laboratory programs developing novel therapies for high-risk neuroblastoma. NANT conducts clinical trials that test new drugs and new combinations of drugs against high-risk neuroblastoma. Those with promising results will then be considered for more extensive national testing.
Advances In Neuroblastoma Research Meetings are held every two years. These meetings provide for an exchange of information among investigators studying neuroblastoma biology, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy.
CureSearch The National Childhood Cancer Foundation supports the work of the most prestigious childhood cancer treatment and research centers in North America, the Children's Oncology Group (COG). This distinguished team is at work in the laboratory, conducting research on the biology of cancer cells, to discover the reasons cancer occurs in children and to develop new treatments designed to destroy cancer cells, and procedures which can correct or overcome the malignant behavior of cancer cells. These physician-scientists are also at the bedside, offering daily care for children with cancer...expert diagnosis, state-of-the-art treatment, and compassionate supportive care. "The National Childhood Cancer Foundation is dedicated to reducing the devastating impact of cancer on infants, children, adolescents and young adults by supporting clinical and laboratory research on cancer causes, treatments, and cures, and by education and advocacy for the needs of children with cancer and their families." .
Cancer Help Online is dedicated to anyone with cancer, supporting a family member with cancer, or concerned with developing cancer themselves. Cancer Help Online provides a comprehensive overview of online resources for cancer and links to thousands of the key cancer related web sites world wide.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The National Cancer Act of 1971 broadened the scope and responsibilities of the NCI and created the National Cancer Program. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community- based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.
Childhood Cancer Foundation® (CCCF)
The Hope Street Kids envisions a world without childhood cancer. To achieve this goal, Hope Street Kids sustains both public and private research efforts through fundraising initiatives, and provides leadership in advocating new and innovative research investigations. Hope Street Kids is dedicated to translating the latest scientific breakthroughs into effective treatment and prevention strategies to improve the quality of life for all children. This diligent effort will continue until current and future advances in cancer treatment and prevention produce the HOPE for a new generation of children and adults free from cancer.
Squirrel Tails is an uplifting and practical web site to encourage and empower parents of kids with cancer when they feel when they feel the most discouraged and powerless.
ACOR -- Association of Cancer On-line Resources offers information and support through its integrated sytem of online discussion groups. To further its mission, ACOR creates specific websites and also hosts a growing number of websites, created by Patients for patients and caregivers. Many of those websites are considered to be clearly among the best sites for a particular disease or condition. Cancer Advocacy Organizations, many of which were created dircetly from the membership of an ACOR mailing list.
ACOR volunteers have also created a growing number of disease specific websites.
Angel's Hope offers assistance to families, free of charge, by facilitating
support and care services that are unavailable through the normal
health care programs. We currently provide assistance to families living in New England by offering financial assistance, support based on individual needs, a network of informational resources, and volunteers to assist with daily tasks. Angelís Hope can help provide the assistance when it is most needed, because no one should feel alone, regardless of what circumstances they face.
Until a cure for cancer is found, we'll be there helping children one family at a time.
Henry's Hearts sends gifts to people with extraordinary hearts - unsung heroes whose lives are affected by serious illness - to acknowledge their hope, courage and unbeatable spirit. Often it's the little things that can make a big difference.
A mother whose child is being treated for cancer or whose parent has Alzheimer's, arrives home to find a spa basket waiting for her from Henry's Hearts- with a percentage of the proceeds going to charity.
Also, friends may tend to shy away during an illness or hardship because although they would like to help or do something, they don't know what to do or say.
This is a simple way for them to do something meaningful. They can send a Henry's Hearts gift to brighten someone's day and have a percentage go to charity - for no extra cost.
The Jimmy Fund supports the fight against cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, helping to raise the chances of survival for children and adults with cancer around the world. Since 1948, thousands of events, coupled with the generosity of millions of people, have helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives by furthering cancer research and care at Dana-Farber.
Cycling and cancer research have been connected
in New England since 1980 when 36 cyclists rode 220 miles across
Massachusetts to raise funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
through its Jimmy Fund. Their efforts garnered more than $10,000
and the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge
(PMC), the nation's original fundraising cycling event, was
born. Today the PMC raises more money than any other athletic
charity event in the country.
The mission of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, composed of Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, is dedicated to excellence in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer through patient care, research, and education.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world's premier centers for research and treatment of catastrophic diseases in children, primarily pediatric cancers.
As a major pediatric referral center, Children's Hospital Boston's mission is to provide the highest quality health care. It is also the Hospital's mission to enhance the health and wellbeing of the children and families in our local community. In support of this mission, Children's strives to be the leading source of research and discovery, seeking new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases as well as to educate the next generation of leaders in child health.
Hospital of Philadelphia is ranked
among the leading pediatric hospitals and research facilities
in the world. Our resources are committed to providing exceptional
patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare
providers and pioneering major research initiatives.
Hospital Los Angeles Founded in 1901, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has been treating the most seriously ill and injured children in Los Angeles for more than a century, and it is acknowledged throughout the United States and around the world for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is the only hospital in Greater Los Angeles affiliated with the Childrenís Miracle Network, an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for pediatric hospitals throughout North America.
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Computer Associates develops and supports the software that manages eBusiness.
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