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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.
2017-07-22 | Kick for a Cure is an awesome all day event in Coquitlam, BC. Soccer tournaments, kids soccer clinics, Canadian Tire Family Fun Zone, prizes, beer garden, food vendors, sports celebrities, and all day entertainment including live bands. details
22nd Annual Fundraising Gala
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2017-09-23 | Our annual fundraising gala is an inspirational and fun evening of fundraising. Over 700 guests are hosted at the Italian Cultural Centre each year and all enjoy a delicious five course dinner with wine while being entertained by singers and speakers. details
The Adriana Funaro Memorial Golf Tournament
2017-06-20 | Julian Tile Presents The Adriana Funaro Memorial Golf Tournament for Leukemia/Lymphoma Society & The Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at B. C. Children’s Hospital. Julian tile will match and donate the value of all green fees collected. details
Children with Leukemia to Get Access to Clinical Trials for the Specialized Cancer Treatment CAR-T Cell Therapy
2017-03-28 | BREAKING NEWS The Province today announced $2 million to the Michael Cuccione Foundation to support new advances in research at Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research program at BC Children's Hospital. details
A Significant Announcement for Childhood Cancer
2017-03-28 | The Michael Cuccione Foundation and the Province of British Columbia are excited to share news that will bring new potentially life-saving technology and treatment to pediatric oncology in BC. details
Infections early in life may activate immune responses that prevent leukemia
2016-11-02 | New research from the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital provides insight into how infections early in life may reduce the risk of leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer.
“We have known about a link between early-life infection and reduced risk of children getting acute lymphoblastic leukemia for quite a long time,” says Dr. Gregor Reid, the lead author of the study. “This study provides the first description of immune mechanisms underlying this association.” details