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National Information
  1. National Cancer Institute (NCI): http://www.cancer.gov

  2. Children's Oncology Group (COG): http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org
    A national Cancer Institute-supported clinical trials group devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.

  3. Pediatric Oncology Resource Center : http://www.acor.org/ped-onc/
    A one stop center for parents of children with cancer by parents with children with cancer.

New Jersey State Information

  1. New Jersey Department of Health (Office of Epidemiology) and Senior Services: http://www.state.nj.us/health

  2. Cancer Institute of New Jersey: http://cinj.umdnj.edu
    The only National Cancer Institute approved facility in the state of New Jersey.

  3. Embrace Kids Foundation (formerly the Institute for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders): http://www.EmbraceKids.org
    A non-profit, volunteer organization committed to enhance and support the quality of life and care of children with cancer and blood disorders... and provide funding for a broad range of services for patients and their families, while continuing to support research initiatives.

Support and Grief Resources

  1. The Compassionate Friends: http://www.compassionatefriends.org
    A national non-profit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings.

  2. The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF): http://www.candlelighters.org
    A national non-profit membership organization whose mission is to educate, support, serve, and advocate for families of children with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals that care for them.

  3. The Centering Corporation: http://www.centering.org
    A non-profit bereavement resource center whose mission is to support grieving people and those that care for and love them.
Organizations dedicated to helping children with life-threatening illnesses
  1. Hugs and Hope: http://www.hugsandhope.org
    The organization’s goal is to send “Happy Mail” to children fighting for their lives in order to give these children more smiles, a little more hope, and a reason to get out of bed each day.

  2. Locks of Love: http://locksoflove.org
    A non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under the age of 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

  3. The Kylie Ann Rosset Memorial Foundation, Inc: http://www.kylie.org
    The organization’s mission is to increase awareness of childhood cancer, raise funds to support pediatric research, to assist institutions offering care to pediatric cancer victims, and offer assistance to children and families coping with pediatric cancer.

  4. Alex’s Lemonade Stand: http://www.alexslemonade.com
    A nationwide lemonade stand fundraising event for Pediatric Cancer Research founded by Alex(andra) Scott.

  5. Lainie’s Angels: http://www.lainiesangels.com
    The organization’s primary task is to put a network of healthcare staff, counselors, and peer support in place for families who have a child with cancer or blood disorder.

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