Toddler Emma Fares lost her battle with brain cancer, but her legacy will live on through her family’s generous commitment to support pediatric cancer research and innovation at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Children’s Cancer Institute. In the two years that toddler Emma Fares was healthy, she had already accomplished what most set out to do […]
Sibling relationships can be emotionally powerful and critically important, especially in childhood. When one child undergoes a challenging medical emergency or illness, it has a profound impact on their siblings. Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital has received generous funding to develop and implement an important Sibling Support Program to meet […]
The Hackensack Meridian Children’s Cancer Institute launched two new protocols for patients diagnosed with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) to identify their best treatment options. The new protocols stems from the Children’s Cancer Institute’s (CCI) partnership with the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), an international organization dedicated to pediatric cancer research, and introduces two clinical trials […]
Five years ago, we began our mission. With only 4% of the national cancer research budget allocated to pediatric cancer, and only three new cancer drugs developed for children in the past twenty years, the team at Hackensack Meridian Health Children’s Cancer Institute recognized the need for a philanthropic program to help increase funding for […]
U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced Tuesday bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress — the Fairness to Kids with Cancer Act — to increase federal investment in pediatric cancer research, so more clinical trials receive investment and more children’s lives are saved.
In order to get inside the ropes and onto the greens at the Northern Trust, you have to be a VIP, and on hole 17, that includes some very important patients.