#erasekidcancer with Cook Children's
BOOM, ZAP, POOF and POW! Together, we’re united in the fight to #erasekidcancer.
At Cook Children's Hematology and Oncology Center, we’re working every day to bring more innovative research, ground-breaking medical treatments and trail-blazing clinical trials to children with cancer and blood disorders – so that one day – our wish to erase kid cancer and blood disorders will come true.
After you receive your “United in the Fight” T-shirt, remember to take a photo of yourself and post it on your social platforms to help raise more awareness for the cause. Don’t forget to include #erasekidcancer and #unitedinthefightCC.
Watch: Stories of HOpe
The facts about childhood cancer
Childhood cancer rates have been increasing over the last few decades. Fortunately, advances in treatment therapies for children have too. According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO/WHO), the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the Cure Foundation:
The number of children diagnosed with childhood cancer every year, worldwide.
The number of childhood cancer survivors currently living in the U.S.
1 in 264
Kids in the U.S. who will have cancer before they turn 20.
Every 2 minutes
How often a parent learns their child has cancer.
Listen to our researchers discuss their programs.
We're continually blazing new trails in research, clinical trials and new therapies on our quest to make childhood cancer disappear. Hear what we're doing to #erasekidcancer.
Targeted Therapy for Pediatric Cancer
Dr. Kelly Vallance talks about the most advanced and promising clinical trials for kids with cancer.
Total Therapy Study XVII
Dr. Kenneth Heym explains why this is currently the best available targeted therapy for ALL and LLy cancers.
United in the fight
We are proud to partner with the following organizations to enroll our patients on these shared clinical trials without patients ever having to leave Fort Worth:
- Children's Oncology Group (COG)
- New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy (NANT)
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®
- Texas Children's Hospital
- University of North Texas Health Science Center
- Therapeutic Advances for Childhood Leukemia (TACL)
- Center for International Bone Marrow Transplant Research (CIMBTR)
- Clinical Transplant Network (CTN)
- Texas-Oklahoma Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (TOPNOC)
- National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)