Tag: "pediatric cancer"
First March for Gold event aims to support children battling cancer
A brief summary of and link to a story on WLWT.com about the March for Gold walk supporting children with cancer like 4-year-old Taylor Grant.
Devon Still, Carlos Dunlap cheer childhood cancer patients, families at Children’s Hospital
A brief summary of and link to a story on WCPO.com about Bengals players Devon Still and Carlos Dunlap's visit to Cincinnati Children's.
Procter & Gamble Provides Premium Transportation for Cincinnati Children’s Patient
Avi Newhouse, 12, is in remission for cancer, but his weakened immune system makes commercial travel impossible. He needed help getting from his home in New York to Cincinnati Children’s
Cincinnati.com Chronicles Tributes to Lauren Hill
Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old Mount St. Joseph basketball player diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and treated at Cincinnati Children’s, died on Friday, April 10. The Cincinnati Enquirer collected a
The Need for More Dollars for Pediatric Cancer Research
Cancer is the number one killer of children. About 10,000 children will be diagnosed this year. But only about 4 percent of the $4.79 billion federal cancer research budget goes
$100,000 Grant Awarded to Cincinnati Children’s for DIPG Research
The Cure Starts Now Foundation has awarded Dr. Rachid Drissi in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children’s a $100,000 grant for use in researching DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) ,
New Hope for Boy with Rare Skin Cancer
Reef Carneson, 6, and his family have traveled from California to Cincinnati to be treated at Cincinnati Children’s for graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a rare cancer. Ryan Carneson, Reef’s father, spoke
NPR Series on Cancer Follows a Patient to Cincinnati Children’s
This is the story of a family’s journey to find a cure for their son’s rare form of cancer – a journey that brought them to Cincinnati Children’s where Dr.
Recent Pediatric Cancer Stories Bring Attention to Cincinnati Children’s
Lauren Hill’s and Leah Still’s recent battles with pediatric cancer and their successful fundraising campaigns for cancer research at Cincinnati Children’s have drawn attention to the hospital’s pediatric cancer programs.
You’ve Given Our Fight a Greater Purpose
Tomorrow evening, the Cincinnati Bengals will present a check for more than a million dollars to Cincinnati Children’s to fund new pediatric cancer research. It is the hand-off of money
Brain Cancer Patient to Get Her Wish
Lauren Hill, a freshman at Mount St. Joseph University who has brain cancer in the form of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), will get her wish of playing in her
CancerFree KIDS Encourages Continued Conversation of Pediatric Cancer Research Funding
CancerFree KIDS, a Cincinnati-based nonprofit that supports pediatric cancer research projects needing funding, has provided significant funding to Cincinnati Children’s and is calling for a continued discussion of the need for
Cincinnati Bengals Help Children Fight Pediatric Cancer
Former Penn State and current Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his pro team are running a campaign called Help The Bengals Sack Pediatric Cancer, through which supporters can
Cincinnati Cancer Center Grants Researchers $200,000
The Cincinnati Cancer Center granted $200,000 to five groups of staff researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, University of Cincinnati and UC Health. Their research work is aimed at discovering more
Pediatric Cancer Patients to Benefit from “Playdate with the Bearcats”
It’s called “Playdate with the Bearcats” and it’s a family-fun event where anyone can interact with University of Cincinnati athletes, the Bearcat Mascot and other volunteers. Swimming, rock climbing and
Parents Magazine: Cincinnati Children’s Subspecialties Tops in the Nation
Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection
Children’s Among 3 Best Hospitals in U.S., Parents Magazine Says
Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the
One Walk, Many Reasons: Three Families Share Their Cincinnati Walks for Kids Stories
“Who are you walking for this year?” It’s a question you’ll hear asked frequently as we countdown to the 7th annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 20 at
Cincinnati Children’s Awarded $75,000 Hyundai Grant for Pediatric Cancer Research
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Cincinnati-area Hyundai dealers awarded Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center a $75,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant to support the pediatric cancer research of Dr. Maureen O’Brien, who