Melana Ligertwood hiked 22.7 miles last year in honor of her son Max’s cancer diagnosis; this year, she’s helping others hike. Houston, TX – May 11, 2017 – When Melana Ligertwood’s son Max was only 8 weeks old, he was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, which affects 7% of all children with cancer. The lives […]
Bethesda, MD – May 4, 2017 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer announced today the opening of the application window for funding up to $75,000 direct costs per year for up to three years (and a 10% indirect cost allowance) for the 2017 Young Investigator Award in Pediatric Oncology Drug Development. These awards are designed for […]
Laura Nelson works with pediatric patients by day; in her spare time, she hikes to support children’s cancer research. Charlottesville, VA & Bethesda, MD – April 25, 2017 – Back in 2012, nurse Laura Nelson was worried that she wouldn’t be able to handle transferring from a rehab unit to a pediatric unit. Despite being […]
Pediatric Oncology Department Staff to Trek 28.3 Miles in One Day to Fund Children’s Cancer Research.
A team of nurses and others at the St. Jude affiliate at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital participate in CureSearch’s Ultimate Hike Charlotte, NC & Bethesda, MD – April 17, 2017 – On a daily basis, the members of Team St. Jude Affiliate’s Got Stamina can be found at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital in […]