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Family Update is a biweekly newsletter we hope families visiting the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI) can use. This newsletter is our opportunity to share with you stories about the exciting work of our cancer scientists, advances in medical care, and our heroes and supporters. Family Update also contains information about upcoming community events, as well as events and activities here at the hospital for CBDI patients, their families and friends. You can also find out who the current fellows and attending physicians are.
Cincinnati organization CancerFree KIDS has granted $290,000 to Cincinnati Children’s for cancer research.The funds will be used for research on leukemia, angiosarcoma, bone marrow transplantation, germ cell tumors and the effectiveness of pet visitation.Congratulations to the grant recipients: Doctors Mary Kay Irwin, Mohammad Azam, Lionel Chow, Denise Adams, Jose Cancelas, Shan Lin, Parinda Mehta, Sharat Chandra, Ahmad Rayes and Sarah Potter.CancerFree KIDS was founded by Ellen and Sam Flannery after their daughter was diagnosed with cancer at 5 months old. Because of advances in cancer research, she is now a healthy high school student. The group has presented nearly $1.7 million to Cincinnati Children’s in recent years.Get more information about CancerFree KIDS.
Read our most recent issue, published in portable document format (PDF).
The Family Support Network at Cincinnati Children’s supports the quality of life for children and families experiencing cancer, a blood disease or immune disorder.
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