This is what it’s all about. It’s the reason we shave our heads, host events, give money, and rally anyone who will listen.
We do it to fund lifesaving children’s cancer research.
When you give to St. Baldrick’s, you don’t just give to one institution–you give to more than 300 institutions that are treating kids with cancer across the U.S. and beyond. It’s a ripple effect that can change the world.
Our grant applications are reviewed by a group of more than 180 pediatric oncology experts in a rigorous peer–review process. We take every dollar and every grant decision seriously, because kids’ lives are at stake.
Meet our Scientific Advisory Committee.
When Abby was 4 years old, she was diagnosed with Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia and given a 20% chance at survival. St. Baldrick’s–funded research helped improve her chance of survival to an approximate 70% and today, she is cancer free.
It takes decades of work to reach new discoveries through research, but children’s lives are being saved today because of research funded by St. Baldrick’s.
Chase was diagnosed with a rare and deadly pediatric brain tumor at age 2. He is now participating in a St. Baldrick’s–funded study and shows no evidence of disease.
By harnessing the power of the immune system, researchers may have a new therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Of the first 21 patients treated, 18 went into remission and only 5 have relapsed.
One year into their study, the Stand Up to Cancer – St. Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Dream Team is bringing together the fields of genomics and immunotherapy in powerful ways.