Raising funds to support Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children's Hospital
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Michael Cuccione imagined a world without childhood cancer. He had the courage and vision to lay the groundwork and raise awareness believing that research holds the key to finding a cure.
Michael raised enough funds to establish two lifetime endowments for young researchers giving the brilliant minds of today the opportunity to train and become the childhood cancer research leaders of tomorrow. From his vision of hope he founded the Michael Cuccione Foundation with a mission of funding childhood cancer research.
New tumour test could guide personalized treatment for children with cancer
2019-01-29 | Scientists at the University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital are the first in Canada to use a new test for pediatric tumour analysis that may one day guide personalized treatments for children with cancer. details
BC Children’s Hospital joins international collaborative to further the development of innovative immunotherapy treatments for kids with hard-to-treat cancer
2018-06-29 | Vancouver, BC — BC Children’s Hospital has joined CureWorks, an international collaborative of leading academic children’s hospitals focused on improving care for children with hard-to-treat cancers by expanding clinical trials and accelerating the development of leading-edge immunotherapy treatments. details
Michael Cuccione Foundation Playroom Officially Opens at the Teck Acute Care Centre
2018-05-28 | BC Children’s Hospital Foundation recently honoured the Michael Cuccione Foundation for a $3-million gift to fund clinical trials and research into personalised treatments for pediatric cancer at the hospital, and officially revealed the naming of a special playroom for pediatric oncology patients at the Teck Acute Care Centre. details