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Treat and Prevent

Lung cancer research

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Regular price $50.00

Your gift will support current research into new agents to treat lung cancer and prevent its recurrence. Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers are evaluating new drugs for lung cancer, including getifinib (Iressa). First tested at MSKCC, getitinib is one of a new class of drugs known as signal transduction inhibitors, which work by blocking the signal that make cancer cells grow and spread.


Assist A Family

Medical assistance

CancerCare

Regular price $250.00

CancerCare Assist® is one of the longest running and best regarded financial assistance programs in the country. Your contribution will help a family pay for homecare, childcare, transportation, medication and/or copays.


Be An Investor

The Angel Fund

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $250.00

Your generous gift will buy one share of the ABC² Angel Investor Fund* (multiple shares are available) to fast-track cutting edge brain cancer research advancements. Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure was formed with the belief that the entrepreneurial model that has enabled so many technological innovations offers the best hope to fill the gap in funding. In the business world venture capitalists, sometimes called "angel investors,"...


Break Down Silos

Network collaboration

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $35.00

You gift will help foster collaboration across institutional lines and hasten a cure for brain cancer. To accelerate the transition of therapies into clinical studies for patients, ABC² has initiated a strategic collaboration, the ABC² Clinical Network. It is composed of four leading neuro-oncology centers and clinical investigators who work together to: provide guidance and counsel to the sponsors of drug therapies (particularly in the...


Build A Team

Convene researchers

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $50.00

Your gift will help pay the way for one researcher to attend the ABC2 Annual Scientific Meeting. Over the years, we have found this annual scientific meeting to be the most effective means by which to draw the field closer together and foster collaboration across institutional lines. The annual meeting emphasizes the importance of creating a supportive climate for scientific and medical research with a...


Cancer Coaching

30 minutes of coaching

Cancer Care Connection Inc

Regular price $35.00

This is a gift of hope and help. People who receive coaching funded by your gift can find what they need to achieve their best possible outcomes when facing cancer. The value can be equal to someone experiencing a moment of relief, of finding a community support group, of having someone to share their concerns and fears with--while not feeling the burden of impacting their...


Cancer Research

1 hr. lab research

Go4Thegoal Foundation

Regular price $40.00

Go4theGoal is supporting the research at Dr. Jeff Toretsky's lab at Lonbardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. His work with Ewing's Sarcoma is progressing with the identification of proteins that will effectively kill the Ewing's cells. In 2007, we purchased a protein purification machine that has allowed them to move forward and this year, we have granted them money for a research chemist to...


Chemo Comfort Kit

One kit for patient

Chemo Comfort Inc.

Regular price $80.00

This gift will provide a cancer patient with a Chemo Comfort kit. In the kit are products to manage the side effects of chemotherapy such as a specific toothpaste, toothbrush and mouthwash to help cope with mouthsores. Also included in the kit are teas and other products to help with nausea; a sleep cap, satin pillowcase and socks for hair loss, warmth and comfort; a...


Comfort A Patient

5 books for our kits

Chemo Comfort Inc.

Regular price $30.00

This gift will provide the book, "Living Well with Cancer", that goes in our kits. As this book is no longer in print, we have to raise funds to reprint the book. Reprints can only be done in groups of 1500, so we have to raise considerable funds to do this. The book is a valuable tool for those undergoing chemotherapy. We feel strongly about...


Comfort Children

CancerCare kid's pack

CancerCare

Regular price $35.00

When they first come to CancerCare, children receive a special welcome kit that includes a teddy bear and special book that helps them address the many fears and emotions they may be feeling.


Complement Care

Integrative medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Regular price $50.00

The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was established in 1999 to complement mainstream medical care and address the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families. The Service includes inpatient and outpatient clinical care, research, and education and training. In addition, the Service provides unique access to otherwise unavailable information about over-the-counter products and unproven cancer treatments and their impact in...


Counsel Patients

One-on-one session

CancerCare

Regular price $125.00

Whatever emotions people coping with cancer may be wrestling with, our CancerCare CounselingTM social workers can help restore their peace of mind by listening and offering sound, practical advice.


Develop Leaders

Research award

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $15.00

Your investment will help attract the best and brightest researchers to the field of brain cancer. Young Investigator Awards encourage and invest in physician-scientists who are building their careers in translational medicine. The awards provide support for a three-year period in neuro-oncology and address key scientific and medical challenges in the development of effective brain cancer therapies.


Discover New Drugs

Colorectal cancer

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Regular price $50.00

Your gift will enable Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to continue to be on the forefront of research into new colorectal chemotherapy drugs. Memorial Sloan-Kettering helped establish the efficacy of irinotecan, the first new drug for colorectal cancer in 40 years. In some patients, irinotecan has been found to shrink metastatic tumors when other treatments have failed.


Distribute Awareness

100 newsletters

Strang Cancer Prevention Center

Regular price $85.00

Your gift will send educational newsletters to 100 people. Two years ago, Strang developed a newsletter, Prevention that strives to educate the public on the latest in cancer prevention research, screening and healthy living. Each issue focuses on a particular type of cancer and discusses the latest research being conducted in the field and what impact this research will have in the future. It provides...


Drive Innovation

Develop new therapies

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $25.00

In an effort to quicken the evaluation of therapeutic candidates for possible advancement to the clinic for brain cancer patients, ABC2 partnered with the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Center at Duke University to form the Preclinical Screening Program. Your gift will support a critical link with the biopharmaceutical industry and academia and help fill a void in the drug development arena by providing a venue...


Educate Professionals

Skin cancer resources

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Regular price $350.00

Your donation will help provide dermatology residents with free membership to The Skin Cancer Foundation. Your gift will provide one dermatology resident access to The Skin Cancer Foundation's patient education materials, journals, newsletters, and other resources provided to the organization's professional members throughout their entire residency. This gift will give residents the most effective educational tools to help their patients.


Empower Youth

Advocate training

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Regular price $65.00

Youth are the very best advocates for their own tobacco-free futures. Our Youth Advocates are true leaders at every level, serving the role of spokespersons, organizers, and liaisons to state and national programs. Youth Advocates participate in our annual Youth Advocacy Symposium in the nation's capital, where they learn to organize creative activism and public education campaigns that directly influence state and federal policy priorities....


Enable Research

Laboratory supplies

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $10.00

When you purchase lab supplies, you are providing researchers the support and supplies they need to make groundbreaking translational research advancements. Your gift will help facilitate the efforts of hard-working and dedicated researchers.


Fund A Cure

One hour of research

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Regular price $100.00

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure brings together researchers, clinicians, the biotech and pharmaceutical industry and government to fund research that translates promising laboratory successes into clinically meaningful improvements for patients. This approach is designed to provide innovative researchers with the support required to make critical translational breakthroughs. Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure fund proposals that will have an immediate impact, and we work actively and partner with...