Read about the events, stories and people involved with Tackle Kids Cancer that received media attention and stay up-to-date with stories from our families, donors and patients.


Tackle Kids Cancer x Casely

October 21, 2020

This holiday season, we are partnering up with Casely for their #EveryCaseCounts initiative. Casely will donate a portion of profits from every order during the month of December to support our work funding pediatric cancer research and patient care at the Children’s Cancer Institute. On Giving Tuesday, Casely will double its daily donation. The additional […]

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Support Pediatric Cancer Patients and Families with Amazon Holiday Wish List

October 15, 2020

Tackle Kids Cancer invites you to join us in spreading holiday cheer this season. Though the holidays look different for most of us this year, you can still help us support pediatric patients and their families without leaving your home. Partner with us during this season of giving by shopping our Amazon Wish List. All […]

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Children’s Cancer Institute to Participate in New Children Oncology Group Leukemia Trials

October 14, 2020

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 […]

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Meet Mia

September 15, 2020

Like many 4-year olds, Mia enjoys Barbies, princesses, Roblox, and playing with her brothers. Also, like many her age during this challenging time, Mia is starting virtual Pre-K this fall. However, unlike her peers, Mia is undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), after being diagnosed in July 2019. Battling cancer during COVID-19 means that […]

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The Children’s Cancer Institute Launches Groundbreaking Trial for Pediatric Brain Cancer Patients

September 11, 2020

The Children’s Cancer Institute at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital has officially launched a new study for children with aggressive brain tumors. The 2-hydroxoleic acid study will advance much-needed research in the area of pediatric brain cancer. In conjunction with the pharmaceutical company Laminar Pharma, and with the support of the Matthew Larson Foundation […]

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Tackle Kids Cancer: 5 Years of Making an Impact

August 31, 2020

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 […]

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Meet Maribel

April 29, 2020

Since early March and in response to COVID-19, we have all had to become more vigilant in infection control.

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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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