While this is a common question, the answer is not. Sometimes cancer develops as the result of DNA changes in cells early in life and sometimes even before birth. Cancer in children is rarely linked to lifestyles or environmental issues. At Cure 4 The Kids, we are working with Roseman University College of Medicine to discover ways to prevent and cure childhood cancer.
In the United States in 2019, an approximately 11,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed among children from birth to 14 years old. The most common types of cancer diagnosed in children ages 0 to 14 years are leukemias, brain and other central nervous system (CNS) tumors, and lymphomas. But there are many other forms of cancer that Cure 4 The Kids Foundation looks for and treats in children:
Joint Commission Accreditation is the most stringent in the country for medical facilities. Since 2011, we have been Exceeding Industry Standards. This proves our quality of care is at the highest level. Patient safety and treatment is our top priority and Joint Commission Accreditation is essential to continue to add services for our patients.
Ranking #2623 of the fastest growing companies an America.The Inc. 5000 is a weekly magazine that publishes stories about small businesses and startups and is a very prestigious honor for growing private businesses and business leaders.
In 2021, we ranked as #4 among the nation’ top 50 Non Profit organizations to work for, by Non Profit Times, moving up 19 places since 2019. This coveted award is primarily based on employee satisfaction surveys in the following areas: Leadership and Planning, Culture and Communication, Training, Development and Resources.
We believe every child is entitled to the best treatment options that modern science has to offer. This is why we also place a great emphasis on raising money to support access to these trials for all children.