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Counting the Cost

September 9th, 2014   |   Posted in Awareness   |   By:   |   6 comments

Your personal accountings of life tell a story and everyone’s numbers paint a different picture. This is an account of one 7-year-old boy in the battle against neuroblastoma cancer and what his numbers look like.

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International Neuroblastoma Awareness Week

June 10th, 2013   |   Posted in Awareness   |   By:   |   0 comments

June 10-19, 2013 is International Neuroblastoma Awareness Week. A week dedicated to raise awareness about neuroblastoma cancer around the world.

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New Research from SickKids Published on Telomere Inhibition

January 13th, 2011   |   Posted in News   |   By:   |   0 comments

Today, researchers from SickKids Hospital announced their results from recent laboratory research examining the effect of a drug called Imetelstat on telomerase inhibition.

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Josh Cassidy: Paralympian and Neuroblastoma Warrior

January 5th, 2011   |   Posted in Warrior   |   By:   |   4 comments

Josh Cassidy is Canada’s top-ranked athlete in wheelchair racing who is doing a good job of destroying records and setting new racing times to beat. The depth of his motivations and strength are perfectly clear, especially when you learn that he has already fought the neuroblastoma beast, and won.

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Neuroblastoma Screening

October 23rd, 2010   |   Posted in Screening   |   By:   |   1 comment

Screening for neuroblastoma in children is a difficult and at times controversial subject. However, for families who have children diagnosed with the disease at later stages, any potential to improve survivability rates and learn more about neuroblastoma through a screening program seems too valuable to ignore.

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