Finding a Cure for Childhood Cancer | Watch this Life Changing Video and Help Make a Difference!
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.
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
This 12-year-old leukemia survivor is fighting for equal access to medicine for all Canadians
2018-05-17 | In today's golden age of cancer research, experimental therapies are curing tough-to-treat cancers like never before. But a child's chances of receiving a potentially life-saving treatment may depend on whether he or she lives in the province where a clinical trial is taking place. details
Preventing a devastating complication of lifesaving transplants: Two types of immune cells reduce the risk of graft versus host disease
2017-12-08 | Right now, 25% of children who survive blood and marrow transplants go on to develop chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGvHD), an incurable condition that can cause lifelong pain and disability. details