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Winter PJammin Promotion

Host a PJammin for Kids with Cancer and receive a FREE gift! Bundle up in your pajamas this winter and help families facing childhood cancer at the same time! Have you registered a PJammin® for Kids with Cancer event this Read more ›

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Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention of Childhood Leukemia Cancer

Childhood Leukemia: Are Prevention and Early Detection Possible? Learning that your child has leukemia is devastating, and of course many parents want to know if there is anything that they could have done to prevent the cancer or detect it Read more ›

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Learn More About Childhood Leukemia

Childhood Leukemia Cancer Leukemia is a blood-based cancer that begins in the bone marrow, the soft inner part of the bone responsible for the growth of new blood cells. As leukemia cells accumulate in the bone marrow, by replicating more Read more ›

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The Lancet Oncology Commission on Future Cancer Research Priorities in the USA

We are excited to share the New Lancet Oncology Commission on Future Research Priorities in the USA sets out how to accelerate cancer research and care, delivering on US Cancer Moonshot initiative. The report builds on the Blue Ribbon Panel Read more ›

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The 2017 National Childhood Cancer Awareness Tree Ribbons

2017 AWARENESS TREE RIBBONS * AVAILABLE TO ORDER * The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) has honored and commemorated thousands of children since the year 2000, who have had their lives turned upside down by childhood cancer. Each year, our Read more ›

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What Causes Wilms Tumor and Can It Be Prevented?

Wilms Tumor Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention “Cancer” is a general word for a wide grouping of diseases in which the building blocks of the body—cells—grow and replicate abnormally. While some, although not all, types of cancers in adults are Read more ›

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What is Wilms Tumor kidney cancer?

Wilms Tumor Cancer (Nephroblastoma) Also known as nephroblastoma, Wilms tumor is a type of childhood cancer that begins growing in the kidneys. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located towards the lower back of the rib cage, with one on Read more ›

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Jel Sert PJammin Childhood Cancer Charity Event, June 20, 2017

The Jel Sert Company’s 2017 Corporate PJammin® Charity Event for Childhood Cancer: A Spectacular Success! Once again, ACCO’s amazing partner, The Jel Sert Company, comes up big in its support for the childhood cancer community! On June 20, more than Read more ›

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Gold Ribbon Hero Korbyn M

Incredible Strength and Courage “Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: I think my grandson is a Gold Ribbon Hero because from the time he was diagnosed with high risk ALL at 9 months until present day, 32 months Read more ›

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Washington Post: Parents of sick kids try to remind Congress what the health-care debate should be about

By Washington Post Columnist  – Petula Dvorak “Is she okay?” the startled legislative staffer asked, eyes shifting to the adults around him as the trach tube protruding from the neck of a 2-year-old gurgled.In the air-conditioned, marble halls of Congress, Read more ›

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