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.
2018-09-22 | The Michael Cuccione Foundation Annual Fundraising Gala on September 22, 2018 was a great success raising over $310,000. This year’s gala was a night to celebrate not only 23 years of fighting childhood cancer but also a night to honour and recognize Domenic Cuccione for receiving the Order of British Columbia – an honour bestowed on Gloria Cuccione in 2014. details
11th Annual Kick For A Cure
2018-07-07 | Even with a rainy start to the day, the 2018 Michael Cuccione Foundation ‘Kick for a Cure' proved to be an awesome event again this year raising $182,000! 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
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