Chasing Away Childhood Cancer

  • The STAR Act Is Signed Into Law!

    The STAR Act Is Signed Into Law!

    On June 5th, 2018, President Trump signed into law the STAR Act (the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Treatment Access and Research Act,) the most comprehensive childhood cancer bill ever passed by the government. Three years in the making, this bill received overwhelming support from our elected …

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  • May is National Cancer Research Month

    May is National Cancer Research Month

    In honor of National Cancer Research Month, we’d like to spotlight the ongoing efforts of Dr. Jacqueline Kraveka and the outstanding members of her research team including Dr. Mehrdad Rahmaniyan and Dr. Li Li. Dr. Kraveka’s research laboratory, housed in the Darby Children’s Research Institute, is …

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  • Qualifying for Disability Benefits on Behalf of a Child with Cancer

    Qualifying for Disability Benefits on Behalf of a Child with Cancer

    When adults have cancer, they often only qualify for disability if the disease is advanced, aggressive, or untreatable. The same can be said for children. In fact, it’s often much easier for children to medically qualify for Social Security benefits than it is for adults. …

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    ‘Chase Away Childhood Cancer’ Specialty License Plate Launches in Time for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Beginning today, there’s a new way for South Carolina residents to show their support for childhood cancer research efforts. A pediatric cancer specialty license plate is now available from the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles. Proceeds from the purchase of the plates …

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  • SOL Joins the Chase After a Cure!

    SOL Joins the Chase After a Cure!

    $2,000 Check Is Presented to Charity SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar in Summerville partnered with Chase After A Cure to raise money through the restaurant’s Kitchen Karma program. Proceeds will support Chase After A Cure to fund research and raise awareness for alternative and …

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  • National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week

    National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week

    April 4-10th 2017 (source) To help raise awareness for young adults diagnosed with cancer, we are keeping up with the challenges they face. The uncommon diagnoses of a young adult with cancer may prevent them from getting the health care they need when they need …

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  • National Cancer Prevention Month

    National Cancer Prevention Month

    In the month of February, the American Institute for Cancer Research hosts national cancer prevention month. The purpose of this month is dedicated to educating families all over the world on evidence-based cancer prevention recommendations. The facts that the AICR highlight on their website and …

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    A Kid at Heart

    “Cancer is not who we are, it has shaped us, but it has not defined us” Morgan Pierce bravely stood in front of our 400 plus guests and spoke, conquering her fear of public speaking. On February 4th 2017, Chase After a Cure celebrated the …

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    Another year older…

    …and healthier!! In January, we celebrated the man of the hour Chase Ringler. Chase After a Cure is multi-meaningful. Chase is not only representing our namesakes’ battle against cancer and finding a cure, but the action of chasing. Merriam-Webster defines this word as, “Chase: an …

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  • Charity in Bloom

    Tiger Lily’s Charity in Bloom Program Benefits Chase After a Cure in February

    Charleston’s award-winning florist Tiger Lily has selected Chase After a Cure to participate in its new Charity in Bloom program. During the month of February, 20 percent of the proceeds from the Charity in Bloom special arrangement will be donated to Chase After a Cure …

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