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Did you know?
Although the large, broad cancer organizations do great things, very little of their resources go to Pediatric Cancer Research. The American Cancer Society provides only 1.85% of dollars spent on research, to be spread over all 12 types of childhood cancers. (*July 2005, Research Department, American Cancer Society, Inc.)
We must do better!
*Every 10 hours a child is diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in the USA alone leaving nearly 900 children diagnosed each year.
Local Organizations to South Central Wisconsin:
Badger Childhood Cancer Network (formerly Capital Candlelighters)
Capital Candlelighters is a non-profit organization, service families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer, primarily focused on those treated at the American Family Children's Hospital. Capital Candlelighters is a local affiliate of Candlighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF).
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) started with a 4 year old oncology patient voiced a simple wish - she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help her doctors find a cure for all kids with cancer. Even after Alexandra "Alex" Scott gave her life to cancer this foundation press on and has stayed committed to supporting childhood cancer research through volunteers across the nation.
The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (CNCF) is a non-profit national health organization committed to finding a cure for neuroblastoma through research, education, awareness and advocacy. The premier source for neuroblastoma information and resources, CNCF initiatives educate the public about a disease dramatically lacking in awareness and funding. It serves as an advocate for families, as well as a liaison between healthcare providers and families.
SuperSibs is an organization for siblings of pediatric oncology patients. They provide siblings the opportunity to be a part of their own special club filled with exciting events, newsletters, and special gift packages.
Please check back as we will continue to add more resources as our site grows.