Zach Sobiech, who fought bone cancer since his osteosarcoma diagnosis at 14, succumbed to the disease after a long battle. He died at age 18. The Children’s Cancer Research Fund reported on its website: “Zach was at home and at peace with those he loved most. Show More Summary
A research program that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to genetic testing has been launched with Â£2.7 million ($4 million) funding from the Wellcome Trust. The program, involving the Institute of Cancer Research,...Show More Summary
Zach Sobiech, creator of the "Clouds" song that became a viral YouTube hit, died of cancer on Monday. He was 18. "Zach was at home and at peace with those he loved most," the Children's Cancer Research Fund said in a statement announcing Sobiech's death. Show More Summary
Each year, the Ira Sohn conference is held in order to give hedge-fund gurus a forum to share stock ideas in order to benefit the Ira Sohn Foundation, which funds research into pediatric cancer. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor John Reeves dives into some of the recommendations from last year, and tells investors how they performed. Show More Summary
Julianne Hough and Chelsea Handler glam up while attending the 2013 EIF Women’s Cancer Research Fund’s An Unforgettable Evening on Thursday (May 2) at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The ladies were joined at the event by Rita Wilson, Angie Harmon, Amber Valletta, and Lisa Kudrow. Earlier in the day, Julianne showed off [...]
Well, at least they’re there for a good cause — even if some of them DO look like they took a little dip in Lake Cray-Cray on the way over. Read More...
Julianne Hough donned a bright red Carolina Herrera number to step out for the EIF's Unforgettable Evening event in support of the Women's Cancer Research Fund at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in LA last night. She was joined by a hostShow More Summary
Washingtonian Fashion Editor Kate Bennett and ABC7?s Rebecca Cooper Dupin will host an inaugural Washington fundraiser for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to take place at TABANDEH boutique, which sells jewelry like the piece pictured...Show More Summary
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~ William James My son Adam and I have entered a cancer council approved car rally to raise funds for cancer research. The car rally will cover over 3700 kms over 7 days travelling from Adelaide to Fremantle via Ulura. What makes this car rally [...]
Former NFL offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi, a cancer survivor, runs a foundation that raises funds to assist cancer patients and to support pediatric brain cancer research. As part of the effort, Andruzzi organizes a team of runners every year at the Boston Marathon. His three brothers who responded to the 9/11 attacks, so it makes…
WASHINGTON — Two studies funded by NASA and presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 help explain why space radiation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in humans. The researchers, from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer...Show More Summary
The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) joins nearly 200 organizations, including more than 50 cancer centers, in supporting the Rally for Medical Research, on Monday, April 8, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm in Washington.
As many as 6,500 (6,427(1)) new patients a year in England could be denied access to life-extending medicines when the Government's special Cancer Drugs Fund comes to an end at the beginning of next year, according to new research by the charity Beating Bowel Cancer. Show More Summary
Money makes the world go 'round. Or so we are told. Certainly for medical research, this is true. And, for the childhood cancer community, it is clear where we fall in the federal spectrum, i.e. on the low end of the stick.
SCIENTISTS at the University of York have discovered the driving force behind the development of prostate cancer. Their research, published in Nature Communications and funded by the charity Yorkshire Cancer Research, reveals the existence of a cancer inducing DNA re-alignment in stem cells taken from human prostate cancers. Show More Summary
As a contestant on the all-star season of Celebrity Apprentice, Stephen Baldwin is competing to raise money for his mom’s charity organization, the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Each week on the hit NBC reality TV series another celebrity hears the dreaded words: “You’re Fired” from Donald Trump. Did you know Baldwin is [...]
SCIENTISTS at the University of York have discovered the driving force behind the development of prostate cancer. Their research, published in Nature Communications today (Wednesday) and funded by the charity Yorkshire Cancer Research,...Show More Summary
The Myeloma UK funded Research Programme at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has made another important discovery about the genetics of myeloma. Researchers at the ICR have identified an inherited gene that increases the risk of developing myeloma by making the DNA more susceptible to damage. This may also have implications for other forms of cancer...
Kudo’s to John Vestal (a/k/a Buzzfan) for raising $3,231 and his team (Team Spider Monkey) approaching $25,000 in new funds to help research cures for childhood cancer. All he had to do was shave his head. I attended the festivities as did Bridget. I made a video of the scalping (It took less than 4 [...]
This week, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and ESPN are teaming up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fight against pediatric cancer by raising awareness and funds to support lifesaving work for children.