#erasekidcancer with Cook Children's
Join us and our 118 school-based virtual health partners for the 2021 #erasekidcancer virtual walk/run/stroll event. While we can't wish away cancer, Cook Children's oncologists, researchers, patients and families are fighting every day to find a cure – and you can join the fight by walking. This year, your donation and mileage pledge will help support the lifesaving research, treatments, technology and programs for patients and families at Cook Children's.
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.
The number of children diagnosed with childhood cancer every year, worldwide.
The number of childhood cancer survivors currently living in the U.S.
Texas is among the states with the highest rate of childhood cancer.
1 in 285
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.
Long-term childhood cancer survivors in the U.S. thanks to better therapies.
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)
We're all in
At Cook Children's, we're fighting to make childhood cancer disappear. Won't you join us? Together, we can #erasekidcancer.
At Cook Children's, we're all in to #erasekidcancer! - 2018
Raising funds and voices to #erasekidcancer! - 2019
Picture this ... the day we finally #erasekidcancer! - 2019
Talking about the fight to #erasekidcancer! - 2019
Finding much needed help to #erasekidcancer! - 2019
Working every day to #erasekidcancer! - 2019
We will not back down, we will #erasekidcancer! - 2019
Stand with us and #erasekidcancer! - 2018
Gather your friends and neighbors and help us #erasekidcancer! - 2015
Do you have the heart to #erasekidcancer? – 2016
Our goal is simple … #erasekidcancer! – 2018
With your help we will #erasekidcancer! – 2015
Drumming up awareness for #erasekidcancer! - 2019