For kids and families going through pediatric cancer treatment, hope is a very powerful word. Here are a few vital organizations that work every day to make that hope real. These organizations offer valuable pediatric cancer and leukemia resources.

Be The Match

Make a difference in the lives of pediatric cancer patients by signing up for Be the Match. Be The Match offers people the unique opportunity to help a cancer patient by donating bone marrow or umbilical cord blood. Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-The National Marrow Donor Program is vital to helping find bone marrow matches for pediatric oncology patients. threatening diseases depend on Be The Match Registry to find a match.

 

The Leukemia Research Foundation

The Leukemia Research Foundation aims to find a cure for blood cancers while supporting those currently battling blood cancers.
Someone is diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma every 5 minutes. Leukemia accounts for about 30% of cancer cases in children ages 0-14. The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) expanded its mission to include blood cancers other than leukemia – we provide research and help those with lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndromes as well.