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TKC Funds Immunotherapy Research

March 9, 2020

In 2019, Tackle Kids Cancer began funding its first lab research. The research, being conducted by Johannes Zakrzewski, M.D., PhD, is examining a new approach to using immunotherapy to fight cancer in children.

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Foam Fingers

March 6, 2020

The New York Knicks are continuing their Block Out Cancer initiative during the month of March.

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Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Lab

March 6, 2020

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) will house a new Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Lab with a focus on central nervous system (CNS) tumors.

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BOMA NJ

January 14, 2020

BOMA NJ held their second Strike Out Cancer fundraiser to benefit Tackle Kids Cancer.

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Eli’s Christmas Visit

December 25, 2019

Tackle Kids Cancer Team Captain Eli Manning paid patients at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital a special holiday visit. The football star spent time with patients and handed out presents, spreading holiday cheer throughout the hospital.

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Starry Night Soiree

November 21, 2019

The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital hosted Starry Night Soiree, an evening benefiting Child Life programs at the Children’s Hospital.

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Matthew Rork/NYC Marathon

November 4, 2019

Ramsey police officer Matthew Rork ran the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon for Tackle Kids Cancer in honor of Tommy Fitzpatrick.

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George to the Rescue

September 28, 2019

Home renovation television host George Oliphant of NBC’s George to the Rescue joined forces with Tackle Kids Cancer and the New York Giants to help seven-year-old Jude, a patient at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Children’s Cancer Institute, and his family.

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