No More Kids with Cancer In the News
Philadelphia City Council Resolution Recognizes No More Kids with Cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Philadelphia City Council unanimously adopted a resolution, introduced by Councilman David Oh, entitled, “Recognizing September 2018 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Philadelphia in Honor of Childhood Cancer Patients, Care Givers, Survivors, and Those Children Who Have Succumbed to the Disease.”
This year’s resolution recognizes No More Kids with Cancer and our inspiration Naya Summy (read more about Naya here). The resolution announces the October 13, 2018, No More Kids with Cancer Purple Ball at The Navy Yard. The event will celebrate survivors of childhood cancer, honor trailblazers making change in childhood cancer, and raise money and awareness for groundbreaking childhood cancer research. All of the proceeds will be directed towards childhood cancer research. Download the full resolution here.
No More Kids with Cancer Funds Phase I Trial with UCSF
We teamed up with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and PNOC to fund a Phase I clinical trial. Our $155,000 grant uses a modified measles virus to kill cancer cells in children with medulloblastoma, a deadly brain cancer common in children.
Watch 6ABC Philadelphia and Ali Gorman coverage of the news and trial.
Philadelphia Inquirer Interviews No More Kids with Cancer about CDC findings
While childhood cancer death rates in the U.S. declined, incidents of childhood cancer are up. Research has led to breakthroughs in leukemia, showing us research can change the lives of kids with cancer. Read about the study and how we're funding important research for childhood brain cancer.
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Ashley Johnson of @ChasingNews interviewed Amy Summy on April 9,. 2017. Learn about Naya and No More Kids with Cancer. Ashley breaks the news about the #mustardchallenge with Amy Summy.
Watch NBC10's Rosemary Connors introduce the Mustard Challenge on April 15, 2017.