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Chasing Away Childhood Cancer

  • Neuroblastoma Risk Classification Database

    The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) was formed in 1988 to standardize risk group classification for patients with neuroblastoma. It addresses issues such as developing molecular markers to stage tumor growth and response to treatment. The INRG created a database and standardized the risk factors …

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  • Introducing the RACE for Children Act!

    One problem that many children with cancer face is that they are unable to get access to the most promising and novel cancer drugs available to adults. And even if new drugs are FDA approved, they are often too expensive for pediatric researchers to undertake. …

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  • New Drug Significantly Increases Survival for Children with Neuroblastoma

    A new study that is funded primarily by the Beat Nb Cancer Foundation found that oral therapy with DFMO reduces the rate of relapse and significantly increases survival for children with high-risk neuroblastoma. The research was led by Giselle Sholler and was co-led by Dr. …

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  • What is Cancer Immunotherapy?

    What is Cancer Immunotherapy? As some of you may know June is national Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month. In light of that, Chase After a Cure has decided to educate the public about what immunotherapy is, and how researchers are working to develop the treatment. Basically, …

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  • Neuroblastoma 101: Learn More About the Disease and Its Lack of Funding

    Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that starts in the sympathetic nervous system. This type of cancer is found most often in young children and infants. The reason it can be difficult to treat is because symptoms often go undetected for a long period of …

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  • How We’ve Grown

    Since 2008, we have managed to grow our non-profit organization and raise over half a million dollars for our local childhood cancer research lab. We have many outlets of communication such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and we use these sites to promote and educate …

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  • Why should you care about our 990 form?

    Why should you care about our 990 form? A 990 form provides the public with valuable information about Chase After A Cure. If you are thinking of donating to our cause, this is a great way to see what your money will go towards. Or, …

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  • Childhood Cancer Action Awareness

    In case you didn’t know, May is a very important month for cancer. May happens to be National Cancer Research Month and what better way to get involved than by joining the Alliance for Childhood Cancer in their support for the Childhood Cancer STAR Act. …

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  • We Need Your Support!

    We need people to help us support the Peer-Reviewed Young Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric Cancer Research Program within the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program submitted by Congressman McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Peters (D-CA). This bill is a request for $30 Million to …

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    5th Annual Drive Away Childhood Cancer Golf Tournament

    Chase After A Cure will be partnering with the Marriott Business Council of Charleston to host our 5th annual golf tournament on Friday, September 23, 2016, at Patriots Point Links at Charleston Harbor. The proceeds of this event will be used to help us further …

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