National Childhood Cancer Foundation

The Foundation for the Children's Oncology Group (Foundation) is leading the fight against childhood cancer! The Foundation supports the work of the most prestigious childhood cancer treatment and research centers in North America, the Children's Oncology Group (COG). This distinguished team is at work in the laboratory, conducting research on the biology of cancer cells, to discover the reasons cancer occurs in children and to develop new treatments designed to destroy cancer cells, and procedures which can correct or overcome the malignant behavior of cancer cells.

These physician-scientists are also at the bedside, offering daily care for children with cancer...expert diagnosis, state-of-the-art treatment, and compassionate supportive care.

"The Foundation for the Children's Oncology Group is dedicated to reducing the devastating impact of cancer on infants, children, adolescents and young adults by supporting clinical and laboratory research on cancer causes, treatments, and cures, and by education and advocacy for the needs of children with cancer and their families.

For more information, or to contact National Childhood Cancer Foundation, see their website at: www.nccf.org

» Recent News

Research Study Shows Power Lines Do Not Cause Leukemia
20 Jan 03 | A large-scale study has shown that electromagnetic fields (EMF) from power lines do not pose a cancer threat for children who live or go to school nearby. The research was done in collaboration with the federal government's National Cancer Institute.

Too Many Young Cancer Patients Fall Into The "Teen Gap"
20 Jan 03 | Teens with cancer have the best chance of full recovery if they are treated at childhood cancer research and treatment centers. There they have access to coordinated care by a team of childhood cancer specialists.

 


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