childhood cancer research

St. Baldrick's Head Shave

Shave for the Brave 2019 Recap

It’s not too late to help NNCCF support childhood cancer research and the search for a cure. Our goal is to raise $200,000 to support more research grants and clinical trials that can save kid’s lives. We are almost there! Visit to donate. On Friday, March 15, 2019, we held our 14th annual Shave for […]
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Shave for the Brave 2019

Press Release – “Shave for the Brave” to find Cure for Childhood Cancer Highly Visual Event: 200 participants shave their heads for childhood cancer research – elementary students, sheriff & fire departments, community businesses, and families affected by cancer. (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) invites the community, schools, and businesses, […]
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Action Days for a Childhood Cancer Survivor

On April 23, the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) represented the state of Nevada on Capitol Hill in support of the STAR Act. NNCCF childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, lead the team and shared his story with legislators. In 2016, Johnny was diagnosed with Stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma and completed treatment in May of 2017. We […]
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STAR Act 2017

Childhood Cancer Action Days 2018

  The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation will be advocating for important childhood cancer issues before Congress this Tuesday, April 24. NNCCF Executive Director, Mary Powell, and childhood cancer survivor, Johnny Hartman, will meet with Nevada state legislators on Capitol Hill to advocate for research dollars designated to childhood cancer. “It is important our representatives […]
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Girl with bald head

Shave for the Brave 2018 Recap

Madelyn is in the sixth grade, 11-years-old, and currently has a bald head. This is her third year shaving her head to support childhood cancer research at the Shave for the Brave event hosted by the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation. Before each shave, Madelyn experiences a mixture of nervousness and excitement.  Although it can […]
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Sparks Firefighters to host “Shave for the Brave” Fundraising Event for Children’s Cancer Research

Press release – Sparks Firefighters to host “Shave for the Brave” Fundraising Event for Children’s Cancer Research March 12, 2018 Sparks, Nevada – This Wednesday, the city of Sparks Fire Department will host a “Shave for the Brave” fundraising event to raise money for children’s cancer research. The pre-shave event, in conjunction with St. Baldrick’s […]
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Shave for the Brave 2018

Press release –  “Shave for the Brave” for Kids Fighting Cancer or See the Spectacle! Highly Visual Event: More than 200 participants shave their heads for childhood cancer research – elementary students, sheriff & fire departments, community businesses, and families affected by cancer. (Reno, NV) – The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) invites the […]
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Treatment Update: T-Cell Therapy

Treatment Update: T-cell Therapy By: Natalie Van Hoozer T-cell therapy is an up and coming cancer treatment process. Some of our own northern Nevada kids have received or are currently receiving this treatment. T-cell therapy, also called “immunotherapy”, utilizes the existing immune cells in a person’s body to kill cancer cells. T-cell therapy has been […]
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