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10 Steps in NF Research in 2014!

on Wednesday, 17 December 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

CTF 10 Steps Stand AloneThere's only one word to describe 2014... and that's awesome!

It is on account of the generosity and the passion of the NF community that we are able to fund critical research into neurofibromatosis and provide crucial resources to those living with NF.

Check out our latest video showcasing some key moments in NF research from 2014.

Meet NF Hero Dylan Timal!

on Tuesday, 16 December 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

CTF-H4H 2014 FB Profile SquareV7 DylanAt this time of year, children all over the world search through catalogs, peer into store windows and compile a list of gifts they hope to receive during the holiday season. Bikes, dolls, chemistry kits, and video games top the lists of so many children.

Our NF Heroes have additional hopes: less chemotherapy, fewer doctors' appointments, reduced tumor size. At the Children's Tumor Foundation, we are working relentlessly to fulfill that hope.

This holiday season, we asked some NF Heroes and Champions to share their story, their hope for the holidays, and thoughts for the coming year.

$15 Million in NF Funding Secured for 2015

on Monday, 15 December 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

NFForumLobbyingCapitolHill2014Big news out of Washington, D.C.! Due to your dedicated and passionate outreach -- your letters and emails, your calls and visits -- the Children's Tumor Foundation is pleased to announce that $15 million in federal NF research funding to the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program-Neurofibromatosis Research Program (CDMRP-NFRP) has been approved and signed into law for 2015!

$3 Million Raised at Detroit Superhero Soirée for NF Research

on Monday, 15 December 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

Benefit II - DetroitOn Saturday, November 22, 2014, Jennifer and Dan Gilbert hosted The Benefit II: A Superhero Soirée to Conquer NF in Detroit, MI. Batman and Superman joined 1,100 Detroiters in the Motor City to raise money and awareness to end neurofibromatosis.

Meet NF Hero Jazmine Anderson!

on Thursday, 11 December 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

NF Hero Jazmine Anderson 200wAt this time of year, children all over the world search through catalogs, peer into store windows and compile a list of gifts they hope to receive during the holiday season. Bikes, dolls, chemistry kits and video games top the lists of so many children.

Our NF Heroes have additional hopes: less chemotherapy, fewer doctors’ appointments, reduced tumor size. At the Children’s Tumor Foundation, we are working relentlessly to fulfill that hope.

This holiday season, we asked some NF heroes and champions to share their story, their hope for the holidays, and thoughts for the coming year.

 

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