NF NEWS Vol. IV 2016 is now online

Dec 5, 2016, Posted in Awareness, Latest News, Newsletter

The new issue of NF News, the official newsletter of the Children's Tumor Foundation, is now available! In this issue you will find: 

- 2017 Holiday Campaign: Together, we believe we can find an end to NF
- Successful Galas: Evenings to remember across the country!
- New Year, New Strategies: Looking forward in research priorities 
- MEK Inhibitor Clinical Trial Update: Meet the Moss Family
- And so much more!

Stories of NF: Philip M.

Dec 1, 2016, Posted in NF Hero, NF1

“Little Philip continues to be enrolled in the AZD6244 MEK trial through the National Institutes of Health. This drug has been the answer to many prayers for us. At the one year mark since enrolling, Philip’s tumor is now 36% smaller. "

Dr. Brigitte Widemann now Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch at the NCI

Nov 30, 2016, Posted in Latest News, Science

We are overjoyed to congratulate Dr. Brigitte Widemann, the Foundation's 2016 Children's Medical Humanitarian Award recipient, on her well-deserved promotion to Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch at the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research.

Giving Tuesday

Nov 29, 2016, Posted in Community, Fundraiser

The Children's Tumor Foundation proudly participates in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. You can join the movement by making a donation to the Children's Tumor Foundation, and inspire others to give by sharing #givingtuesday on social media.

Give love. Give thanks.
Give big. Give small.
Give money. Give time.

Your every action inspires hope.

Couple Donates 50th Wedding Anniversary Gifts to End NF

Nov 23, 2016, Posted in Fundraiser

On October 29, 2016, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and Emily Vallelong celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Staten Island in New York.

In lieu of gifts, and the classic gift of gold for 50 years, the happily married couple requested their guests make a donation to the Children’s Tumor Foundation. They chose CTF as a way to honor their friendship with Emily Vallelong’s best friend, Lydia Parker, and Lydia’s three grandchildren who live with NF.

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