The Children’s Tumor Foundation and PLOS ONE Announce a New Funder-Publisher Partnership

The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) and the scientific journal PLOS ONE are collaborating on a new funding program in the area of neurofibromatosis (NF) research. The new initiative, called the Drug Discovery Initiative Registered Report (DDIRR) 2017 Awards, is a funder-publisher partnership to integrate the Registered Reports model in the grant application process.

Arkansas Celebrities Perform in Dance Competition to Raise Money for Children’s Tumor Foundation

Aug 15, 2017, Posted in Community, Fundraiser, Galas, Press Release

Local stars partner with local dance instructors for the annual 'Dancing with Our Stars' Gala to raise money for a rare genetic disorder; this year’s 10th Anniversary Spectacular will bring total monies raised to over $1 million dollars.

World’s Largest Gathering of NF Experts To Be Held in Washington, D.C.

NF CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE AT THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON, DC JUNE 10-13, 2017

WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER GREG SIMON, DIRECTOR, BIDEN CANCER INITIATIVE

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. 

Children’s Tumor Foundation Recognizes Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month with Grassroots Campaigns and Local Events

May 1, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community, Latest News, Press Release

Raising Awareness for Genetic Disorder that affects 1 in 3,000

NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Today the Children’s Tumor Foundation announced its annual month-long campaign to raise awareness about neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. It affects 1 in 3,000 people of all populations; there is currently no treatment or cure.

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