Resources

 

UMC Childrens Hospital of Nevada – UMC Children’s Hospital of Nevada is devoted to making sick and injured children healthy and well by combining compassionate, family-centered care with modern technology.  http://www.chnv.org/

St. Baldrick’s Foundation – St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world to find cures and improve the quality of life for patients and survivors.  The St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. Government.  http://www.stbaldricks.org/

Hyundai Hope on Wheels -  Hyundai Hope on Wheels is the united effort of Hyundai Motor America and its more than 800 dealers across the U.S. to raise awareness about childhood cancer and to celebrate the lives of the children battling the disease. www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org

Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Children’s Hematology Oncology Program serving Northern California and Nevada (via Children’s Specialty Center, Reno location) offers expert medical care to children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases. Our pediatric specialists from Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland are board certified and focus on treating only children. http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org/healthcare/depts/hematology-oncology-reno-program.asp

Access to Healthcare Network -Access to Healthcare Network (AHN) is a one-stop solution for Nevadans who don’t have healthcare insurance or other coverage.  Our extensive network of fine local doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers across Nevada offers access to healthcare services at greatly reduced rates to AHN members. http://accesstohealthcare.org/about-ahn.asp

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation –  http://www.nvccf.org/

Curesearch – CureSearch unites the world’s largest childhood cancer research organization, the Children’s Oncology Group, and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation through our mission to cure childhood cancer. Research is the key to the cure.  http://www.curesearch.org/

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevadahttp://www.candlelightersnv.org/

Little Miss Hannah Foundation –  The Little Miss Hannah Foundation works with families who have young children with life-limiting rare diseases, undiagnosed complex medical needs, and children who have been placed in hospice or palliative care.  We give parents the necessary tools to empower them to meet their child’s unique medical and lifestyle needs, as well as provide support resources and special attention for their other children.   http://littlemisshannah.org/

Children’s Oncology Group – Association of institutes dedicated to research in pediatric oncology. http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is a national non-profit foundation whose mission is to fund and support children’s cancer research and provide information and resources to all those affected by children’s cancer. http://www.curesearch.org/Index.aspx

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and  results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. http://clinicaltrials.gov/

Matt Snodgrass Foundation – The Matt Snodgrass Foundation provides emotional suport and professional counseling to childhood cancer survivors during their transition to adulthood, as well as the newly diagnosed, ages 18 – 30. Download a referral form here.   Learn about Matt Snodgrass at www.mattsnodgrass.org

 

 

 

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