Shining a Light on NF with Billboards and Signage

May 19, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community

Shining a Light on NF is more than buildings and bridges glowing in blue and green, it's also a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness through billboards, posters, and digital signage! We thank our partners across the country for donating space and time during NF Awareness Month:

Today is World NF Awareness Day

May 17, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community, Latest News, Press Release

On May 17, hundreds of landmarks in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Austria will “Shine a Light on NF” to raise awareness for rare genetic disorder

NEW YORK – May 17, 2017 – The Children’s Tumor Foundation is pleased to announce that in recognition of NF Awareness Month, buildings, bridges, monuments, and landmarks across the globe will show their support in the fight against neurofibromatosis (NF) by lighting up in blue and green, the official colors of NF. 


Craig Noble Races Across America to Make a Difference for our NF Heroes

May 11, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Fundraiser, NF Endurance

A former British Army Physical Training Instructor, NF Endurance athlete Craig Noble is once again dedicating his competitive racing efforts to the Children's Tumor Foundation, this time in the epic Race Across America (RAAM).  Craig is part of a four-person team raising funds and awareness for four different charities. Racing day and night against the clock and other teams, they will try to cycle over 3,000 miles, coast to coast across 12 states, in one week. The race starts in Oceanside, California on Tuesday, June 13, and finishes in Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday, June 17 (or whenever the team crosses the finish line!). Craig took a brief break from training to tell us about his passion for competitive racing and what it means to compete in the name of CTF. 

NF NEWS Spring 2017 is now online

May 2, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community, 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: 

- MEK Clinical Trial Published in New England Journal of Medicine
- CRA Awardee Receives $1.5M to Continue Research
- NF Clinic Network Grows
- Stories of NF
- Awareness Month: What You Can Do
- And so much more!


Photo Contest 2017: Where in the world do you End NF?

May 1, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community

Raising awareness for neurofibromatosis can happen anytime, anywhere. Whether you’re on vacation, at work, at school or just hanging out in your front yard, we know you’re on call 24/7/365, telling others what NF is, how it impacts your life and the significance of funding research. Enter the 2017 Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Awareness Month photo contest and show us Where in the world do you end NF!

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