Awareness and fundraising

Information about ACCO fundraising and awareness initiatives and events. (PJammin, Go Gold, etc.)

Discussions

My daughter symptoms.. Cancer?!

nicoledorman
  • By nicoledorman · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello, My daughter is 3 years old and for the last month has had lots of Cancer like symptoms. I feel silly for even thinking its a possibility because of how rare the chances are but I just keep saying ...

afraid of malignant bone tumor!!!!!

mango1990
  • By mango1990 · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • hello all.. my brother is 6years old and since last one year, complains about severe leg pain at night. it was occassional. but recently its happenning every night. he is always less intersted abt foods ...

Childhood cancer receives a fraction of $ than breast cancer

Manja59
  • By Manja59 · New reply August 20, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I am looking for direction... I am not saying breast cancer awareness is not important... My mother passed from complications of that disease.... But I was horrified as to the information I came across ...

Primary Symptoms of cancer???

mango1990
  • By mango1990 · New reply April 27, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • Hiiii everyone... I want to gain some knowledge from you all. The first question that comes in my mind is, what primary symptoms made you feel that your child has/may have cancer? Please share.. Prayers ...

Kids with cancer, showing it off in a Fashion Show!

LyrisMom
  • By LyrisMom · New reply April 23, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • My six year old daughter was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) last year. She completed her last round of chemo this past January. She is doing great! Her hair is growing back and she is so excited ...

Only 4% of US cancer budget is spent on childhood cancers

beachflat
  • By beachflat · New reply March 27, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Please go to website truth 365 and add your name to the petition to make the US government spend more on research into childhood cancers. It takes less than 30 seconds. When the public took to the streets ...

Ohio friends

MBTaylor
  • By MBTaylor · New reply August 11, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • I am trying to make a GOLD RIBBION licence plate a reaity in the state of Ohio. I need to collect 500 signatures of drivers who are willing to support this plate. I already have a state representative ...

advanced cancer

askom
  • By askom · Posted May 20, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • The issue of late diagnostic of childhood cancer is very common among us. What about your home country? Can you make proposals to change the data? we are an NGO fighting against childhood cancer ...

Help us give a VOICE to kids with cancer!

ADnea
  • By ADnea · Posted January 5, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • What are you doing on Friday February 3rd and/or Saturday February 4th? How about wearing pajamas to work and/or school?! We'd like to see as many PJammin for Kids with Cancer events on these days as ...

Have u heard this song?

Rowan22
  • By Rowan22 · New reply July 21, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • We have all had this happen. I'm a parent of a child with cancer and this song breaks my heart but I can't turn the song off. Because the ending is filled with such hope. It's called Sara Beth by Rascal ...

Help ACCO receive $25,000 for kids with cancer!

ADnea
  • By ADnea · Posted May 16, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • From 5/16 t0 5/30, the American Childhood Cancer Organization will receive $1 for every new fan added to the "Fla-Vor-Ice" Facebook Fan Page. Our goal is 25,000 fans, and you can help! 1) Visit http://www.facebook.com/flavorice ...

SAMUEL - ONE YEAR LATER...

chicca
  • By chicca · New reply May 15, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • Hi everybody! I have not written to you for quite a long time but I have been following your stories. Some of you may remember Samuel's situation. On the 8th March 2010 doctors told us that Samuel had ...

Cognitive Dysfunction OT (IEP, 504?)

skylersmom
  • By skylersmom · New reply April 23, 2011
  • 3 replies
  • My daughter Skyler is 8 months OT. We recently had a neuropsych test done for her and the results showed early signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in processing speed and attention. The neuro psychologists ...

Pay it forward

Rowan22
  • By Rowan22 · New reply April 6, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • What are some ways you've been able to pay it forward in your community or your hospital? Aiden has only been diagnosed but I've been trying to think of ways to give back. One way I might help is to host ...

CureSearch's Childhood Cancer Awareness and Advocacy Day

cadmom
  • By cadmom · Posted March 17, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • CureSearch for Children’s Cancer funds the Children’s Oncology Group, the world’s largest children’s cancer research collaborative. This week, CureSearch is sponsoring a Childhood Cancer Awareness and ...

Free Webinar on Transitioning Off Treatment

ADnea
  • By ADnea · Posted March 3, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • The National Children's Cancer Society (www.thenccs.org) is hosting a free webinar on transitioning off treatment. 3/15/2011 @ 1:30pm cst Visit https://www.thenccs.org/sslpage.aspx?pid =689 for more information ...

Cookies for Kids Cancer

Beth_Bingman
  • By Beth_Bingman · Posted February 17, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • For those of you who aren't familiar with Cookies for Kids Cancer, it is a wonderful organization started by a Mom and a Dad who have a dream of helping to find less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer ...

Feeding Tubes

Rowan22
  • By Rowan22 · New reply February 3, 2011
  • 3 replies
  • Hey has anyone had any experience with feeding tubes? They are currently putting the g-j tube in Aiden. I've done the reading but I'm just really anxious right now ...

Nicola has passed away tonight

Guendy (Inactive)
  • By Guendy (Inactive) · New reply January 27, 2011
  • 22 replies
  • My sweet nephew has passed away this morning at 5.15. He is not suffering any more. Today is one year since he was diagnosed. Thanks a lot to all of you who have been so supportive during these difficult ...

Tracking Pediactric Cancer Patients in PA

monahan1
  • By monahan1 · Posted January 26, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • If you haven't heard of PAC2, it's another site to share info, get support and raise awareness for parents and kids. Annette, mother of ^^Angel Aimee ^^, has a special request of parents in Pennsylvania ...

Things you can do

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Financial Impact of Childhood Cancer

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Help Raise Awareness!


PJammin (r) - For kids with cancer

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Links and Resources from ACCO

About Us
About the American Childhood Cancer Organization's purpose and mission.

Free Resources
We offer a variety of FREE books and materials for kids and families.

Treatment Information
Information about childhood cancer treatment centers, clinical trials, and more.

Donate
Your gift will allow us to continue developing new programs and to continue creating and distributing free materials for children and families.

Educate Your Community
This presentation, entitled "Unsung Heroes" will help you educate yourself and your community about the trials and tribulations faced by children and families. As a parent, caregiver, patient, or survivor, you'll have a powerful tool to supplement your already-powerful story.

Gold Ribbon Awareness
ACCO's new awareness program. Host a gold-themed event to raise funds and awareness!

PJammin for Kids with Cancer
Create supportive schools and businesses in your community by hosting pajama days for kids with cancer!

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