Research

Research Outcomes: Continuing Towards Cures

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
May 18, 2021

With your continued support, pediatric cancer researchers are making discoveries to help improve treatment and provide hope for more cures. Five examples of research outcomes you’ve made possible are detailed below:

general research lab equipment

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Research

Combined Efforts: First Partnership Grants of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the American Cancer Society

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
May 14, 2021

When a patient is fighting cancer, a combination of two cancer treatments often works better than just one. Since August of 2019, another kind of combination has been at work to fight childhood cancers: A partnership between the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the American Cancer Society.

Today we are excited to announce the first set of research projects to be supported by this partnership, totaling more than $2.8 million.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation and American Cancer Society Partnership

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Do What You Want

5 Ways to Support Childhood Cancer Research, While Keeping Your Hair!

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
May 10, 2021

March may be the biggest month for head-shaving, but spring is the perfect time to get creative with other ways to raise money without losing your hair. Check out these 5 successful fundraisers, far from the barber chair.

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Real-Life Stories

Being the Mom of a Hero Named Hannah

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
May 7, 2021

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate all moms, each special in her own way. Mothers of kids who have fought childhood cancer have traveled a journey no one would have chosen. May is also Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We asked Gaylene Meeson to share her story of being mom to a very special brain tumor survivor, Hannah.

Gaylene Meeson and her daughter HannahGaylene Meeson and her daughter Hannah, survivor of an aggressive brain tumor called anaplastic meduloblastoma.
Photo by [Kenneth Lim, kennethlimphotography.com].

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Advocacy

Finding a New Way to Advocate: Advocates are Going Virtual for Action Day 2021

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
April 18, 2021

This week is National Volunteer Week – a week dedicated to celebrating YOU, our tireless volunteers who have risen to the challenges of the past year. Even though the pandemic presented us with many obstacles, it also gave us new opportunities for creativity and ingenuity.

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Head-Shaving

To Honor Her Husband’s Legacy, Jeni is Shaving Her Head

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
March 18, 2021

Jeni Donahue made an extraordinary decision to honor her late husband – to shave her head in his place. Keith Smith was a St. Baldrick’s shavee for eight years, personally raising more than $12,700 for childhood cancer research as a member of the Superheroes in Kilts team. In 2020, he even shaved while battling cancer, himself.

Jeni and Keith seated for formal dinner

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Research

Announcing the 2021 St. Baldrick’s Fellowship Awards

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
March 15, 2021

The next generation of childhood cancer researchers are hard at work to create better futures for kids with cancer. Thanks to your fundraising and generosity there is hope, and the future is bright!

You – St. Baldrick’s donors and fundraising participants – make this possible. Thank you!

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellowship Awards support new pediatric oncology doctors for two to three years to conduct childhood cancer research while receiving advanced training under a mentor.

Take a look at the three stellar new 2021 Fellows whose research you’re supporting:

Fellows Headshots

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Head-Shaving

7 Ways to Make Your Virtual Shave Fun

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
March 2, 2021

Kids with Cancer

2021 Ambassador Rowan: A Smile that “Lit Up the World”

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
March 1, 2021

Spunky. Tiny dancer. Free and joyful in spirit. Music lover. Always smiling. Courageous cancer warrior.

This was Rowan. She will always be remembered…just like that.

Rowan in the pool

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Research

Research Outcomes: Progress from Bench to Bedside

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
February 24, 2021

With your help researchers continue to answer questions, seek out cures, and reduce long-term effects of treatment. Four exciting research outcomes you made possible are detailed below: 

test tubes

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