Childhood Cancer

Governor Steve Sisolak Signs Proclamation Declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Press Release – Governor Steve Sisolak Signs Proclamation Declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (Reno, NV) – Governor Steve Sisolak signed a proclamation declaring September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) worked with organizations in southern Nevada, the Nevada Cancer Coalition, Candlelighters and Cure 4 the Kids Foundation, […]
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No More Chemo Parade and Bell Ringing for Local Reno Child

Press release – (Reno, NV) – Today, May 5, 2020, the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) hosted a superhero themed “No More Chemo” parade for Brady, a local 5-year-old boy, who recently completed treatment for childhood cancer. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Police Department and Reno Fire Department participated in the parade which included […]
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The 2020 Inspire Scholarship

  The Inspire Scholarship, which began in 2012, has awarded $465,000 to childhood cancer survivors in the northern Nevada region. In 2019, the program awarded a scholarship to 23 young adults pursuing higher education, vocational, or technical training. The Inspire Scholarship program has encouraged the community’s youngest cancer survivors to follow their dreams and become […]
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Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families

Impact of Covid-19 on Local Childhood Cancer Families April 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has become the greatest healthcare challenge in modern history. As the number of people infected increases across the U.S., childhood cancer patients and their families are suddenly facing new challenges to an already devastating disease. First and foremost, cancer patients are among […]
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Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer

Press release – Sports Celebrity Sends Uplifting Message to Local Children Battling Cancer (Reno, NV) – Mike Krukow, the Emmy Award-Winning broadcaster and former major league pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, sent a heartwarming video to local children battling cancer. Krukow, a friend of the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF), filmed himself reading […]
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Reed basketball player battles through brain and spine tumors

Children diagnosed with cancer show us in many ways that they are strong. They emanate innocence and hope that motivates families, caretakers, doctors, teachers, and social workers alike. NNCCF has been touched by Emma and her family since the day they walked through our door. Every child’s journey with cancer is unique, and we are […]
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