By Brianna Lee The Daily Need (PBS) March 22, 2011 Japan’s nuclear crisis has understandably induced a panic over leaking radiation and the potential danger it poses to human health. The Japanese government has interrupted food shipments of tainted milk and spinach, and radiation has been found in the seawater near the Fukushima plant. Although […]

We extend our deepest sympathy to Alyssa’s family, who lost her to neuroblastoma at age 13 after a seven-year battle. Alyssa’s time with us was far too short but the lessons she taught many will stay with them forever. Alyssa Babineaux knew more about being brave than we will ever know. The road for Alyssa […]

Our dual mission to fund research while advocating for patients and families has led us to situations in Ireland, Hollywood and Washington D.C. Each situation has called upon us to advocate for sick kids as a result of the actions and attitudes of ill-informed but highly accomplished people involved in kids’ cancer. The first involves […]

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our clinical trial research initiatives: “Immunotherapy for High Risk Neuroblastoma” being conducted by Dr. Modak and team at Memorial Sloan Cancer Center, NYC. KCRF intends to support 4 of 18 kids in this phase I trial. To do so we need $160,000 by year-end. And we […]

As always, the CNCF conference was a complete success. No matter how many times I go, I always learn a lot. Almost all, if not all, of the leading neuroblastoma cancer research centers were represented. I’ll just touch on a couple of the issues presented at the conference. Dr. Navin Pinto, Dr. Gerald Yamimash, and […]

The NANT group focuses strictly on relapse children – children facing very difficult odds. NANT is comprised of 14 of the country’s leading cancer research centers. It is the brainchild of Dr. Robert Seeger of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They have almost a dozen projects in the pipeline, but I will cover just a few. […]