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Latest data show a global increase of 13% in childhood cancer incidence over two decades

Lyon, France, 11 April 2017 – An international study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and published today in The Lancet Oncology shows that in 2001–2010, childhood cancer was 13% more common than in the 1980s, Read more ›

What is childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease?

Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease Childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of childhood cancer in which malignant cancer cells begin to grow within the lymph system. The lymph system plays a critical role in the body’s immune system, which, when functioning Read more ›

Gold Ribbon Hero – Alex’s Story: B-Cell ALL

Alex’s Story: B-Cell ALL Alex’s childhood cancer journey began in August 2016 when his Mom (Alex’s grandmother who has cared for him since infancy and adopted him at the age of 5) noticed unusual bruising on his legs. Thinking perhaps Read more ›

Raise Awareness and Order an ICCD Shirt, Wear it and Send in Your Photo!

STEP ONE: ORDER AN AWARENESS SHIRT A great way to help raise awareness for childhood cancer is by ordering one of the 2017 ICCD Awareness Shirts. Click Here or the button below to place your order: The shirts start at Read more ›

Spacelabs Healthcare Helping to Create Care Kits for Rady Children’s Hospital

  The American Childhood Cancer Organization would like to give a big shout out to Spacelabs Healthcare for their amazing participation last week in creating Care Kits for Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California Over 100 Care Kits were Read more ›

Gold Ribbon Hero – Damon’s Story | Osteosarcoma

Damon’s Story Today, we would like to bring you the story of Gold Ribbon Hero Damon and his fight against osteosarcoma. Throughout his own personal battles with childhood cancer—battles which Damon has never once doubted that he will eventually win, Read more ›

2016 Awareness Tree Thank You’s

2016 National Awareness Tree for Hope and the City of Newport Beach, CA We would like to take a few minutes to express our gratitude to the City of Newport Beach, California and the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce for Read more ›

Sofía and her family share their story at Rock Bottom Breweries to help us Go Gold® for the Holidays!

Go Gold® for the Holidays! We would like to thank Sofía and her family for joining us on Wednesday, December 7 for Colorado Rock Bottom Brewery’s public PJammin’® event to raise awareness of and support for childhood cancer. Sofía is Read more ›

Gold Ribbon Hero Logan

Introducing Super Logan, a Childhood Cancer Superhero! Today, we’d like to introduce you to Logan, affectionately called “Super Logan” by his friends and family for his amazing, courageous fight against tremendous odds. On December 7, Logan and his family joined Read more ›

Take a Pop, Share a Smile

Jel Sert’s Take a Pop, Share a Smile Program Thanks to growing awareness about childhood cancer, we are all familiar with hair loss as the most visible and easy-to-recognize side effect of cancer treatment. Yet the most difficult and painful Read more ›