Go Gold with Curing Kids Cancer in September
Want to help make an impact in the lives of children fighting cancer? September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Curing Kids Cancer is raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research. You can support our mission today by making a donation of any amount. No gift is too small!
During the month of September, be on the lookout for your favorite college football team in the Southeast wearing Curing Kids Cancer's helmet stickers to bring awareness to these terrible diseases.
Donations raised during September are funding innovative research, like that of Dr. Todd Cooper at Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Cooper's team is developing comprehensive genomic analysis, which is essential for all children with high risk leukemia. It identifies kids more likely to relapse, while also identifying a target that may respond to less toxic and more effective therapies. Gene analysis allows for early detection of leukemia, so treatment can begin earlier, and provides doctors with the chance to give precision medicine tailored to each individual child - for better results!
New therapies come with a price tag, and comprehensive genomic analysis costs $3,500 per child. Our goal for the month of September is to raise enough money to provide 5 children with the opportunity to receive live-saving treatments for their leukemia by having this analysis performed on their DNA.
Make a donation now, share with your family and friends, and #GoGold for the kids during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!