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The National Children’s Cancer Society receives donations from Hikma to ensure delivery of lifesaving medicine to children battling cancer

November 28, 2021

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is thankful for its recent donation from Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, which will help offset shipping costs impacting its Michele Hertlein Global Outreach Program.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Public Service Announcement

November 28, 2021

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) recently produced and distributed multiple PSAs to raise awareness of the important work they do to help families battling childhood cancer.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Receives $25,000 Grant from The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation

November 17, 2021

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation (CWF) awarded The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) $25,000. The grant will help fund NCCS’s Transportation Assistance Fund.

4-year-old cooking through cancer

September 19, 2018

In a kitchen in Cumming, Georgia, a group of chefs-in-training are banding together to battle cancer.

New Whitepapers from The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) Help Parents Prepare their Children Hospital Stays and Procedures

April 24, 2019

The papers titled, “Preparing for the Emotional and Physical Challenges of Appointments at the Hospital,” provide information on easing anxieties and managing the fear children experience associated with their cancer treatments and/or going through treatment for other medical conditions..

The NCCS and Fosun Pharma Partner to Help Patients in Guatemala

August 12, 2021

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) secured a large quantity of Voriconazole, a drug used to treat fungal infections, for a hospital in Guatemala thanks to support from Fosun Pharma USA Inc., a new partner of the NCCS’ Michele Hertlein Global Outreach Program.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Renames Global Outreach Program to Honor Michele Hertlein

May 17, 2021

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) has renamed their Global Outreach Program to the Michele Hertlein Global Outreach Program to honor the memory of Hertlein, who lost her own battle with cancer, for her tireless work to help children battling cancer around the world.

Program Update: Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Application Deadline is March 31

March 4, 2021

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program. Completed applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2021. The Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program wi …

The Padre Pio Foundation of America Donates $100,000 to The National Children’s Cancer Society to get Kids to Treatment

January 27, 2021

The Padre Pio Foundation of America generously awarded a grant of $100,000 to The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) to ensure more children can get to cancer treatments during the ongoing pandemic. The continued spread of COVID-19 has made travel and care more complicated for families, and this grant provides crucial assistance.

There when it matters most

January 8, 2021

A childhood cancer diagnosis turns a family’s world upside down overnight. The need to travel to another city, or even across the country, for treatment is not uncommon. The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) alleviates the burden of getting a child to treatment through the Transportation Assistance Fund which helps with non-medical expenses associated with getting a child to treatment, such as mileage, airfare and lodging.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Provides Transportation Assistance to Get Kids to Treatment – NO MATTER WHAT

November 17, 2020

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it’s not uncommon for the specialized care and treatment they need to be at a hospital in another city, sometimes across the country. The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) provides transportation assistance to get kids to treatment—NO MATTER WHAT.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Announces 2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

August 18, 2020

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is thrilled to award 58 $3500 college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors through the Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Provides Resources for Emotional and Mental Health

June 2, 2020

The NCCS Family Support Program helps ease the emotional strain a childhood cancer diagnosis takes on families by providing a case manager who is trained in giving emotional and practical support to parents and caregivers.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Offers Free Publications to Guide Kids and Families on their Cancer Journey

March 17, 2020

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) offers several free publications that provide helpful information to kids battling cancer and their families. These resources cover a variety of topics and are useful before, during and after treatment.

The National Children’s Cancer Society to Award 58 College Scholarships to Childhood Cancer Survivors

January 26, 2020

The National Children’s Cancer Society’s (NCCS) is now accepting applications for 2020-2021 Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarships. This program will award 58 college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors who have demonstrated the ability to rise above the difficulties of cancer with determination and motivation.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Announces 2019-2020 Scholarship Recipients

October 26, 2019

Another remarkable group of childhood cancer survivors have been awarded scholarships through The National Children’s Cancer Society’s (NCCS) Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program.

The National Children’s Cancer Society to Award More Than $200,000 in College Scholarships to Childhood Cancer Survivors in 2019

February 5, 2019

The NCCS increased the number of scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 school year from 40 to 58 thanks to the generosity of the Centene Corporation and the Engelhardt Family Foundation.

New Whitepaper Economic Impact on Families Battling Childhood Cancer

December 5, 2018

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) released a new whitepaper that identifies and explains the financial effects a childhood cancer diagnosis can have on a family and explores possible solutions for alleviating economic hardship.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Releases White Paper

September 20, 2018

The National Children’s Cancer Society Releases White Paper that provides advice and resources on how to ensure healthy siblings’ emotional and psychological well-being when their brother or sister go through the hardship of childhood cancer.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Celebrates 10th Anniversary of College Scholarship Program with Largest Class Yet

September 1, 2018

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is celebrating the 10-year milestone of the Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship program by helping even more childhood cancer survivors attend college.

The National Children’s Cancer Society Sponsors Conference Series for Childhood Cancer Survivors and Their Families

June 8, 2018

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) partners with pediatric oncology treatment centers across the country to sponsor survivorship conferences. These events help educate childhood cancer survivors on life after cancer.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Awards Grant to The National Children’s Cancer Society

March 27, 2018

The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) is proud to receive a grant from the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation (CWF) to support awareness of the NCCS Beyond the Cure survivorship program. Commander Kerry Colette traveled to St. Louis to present a check for $6,715.

The NCCS Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary Investing in Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Dreams

January 30, 2018

The NCCS is pleased to continue this work through the Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program, which will award $3,500 college scholarships to 40 eligible students for the 2018-2019 school year. To date, the program has awarded over $1 million in scholarship money to childhood cancer survivors throughout the country.