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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

"We need continued support of private foundations and donors to sustain research to make the necessary advances in treating childhood cancer. I hope you'll consider making a gift today in the fight against pediatric cancer."

-Dr. Timothy Cripe MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant 


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Dr. Cripe explains why September is the month we honor children and their families fighting pediatric cancer in his Cancer Awareness month letter. (read it here...)

New type of cancer treatment proving effective

A Nationwide Children's study on a new chemotherapy that allows other chemotherapies to more readily reach their targets. (read more...)

Psychosocial Services Team

At Nationwide Children’s, we understand cancer is more than just physical. That's why every family has the opportunity to receive services from a psychologist and social worker through our Psychosocial Services Team. (read more...)


Childhood Cancer Awareness Infographic

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children aged 5 to 14 years. Think you know the facts? Download our infographic and learn the latest on childhood cancer. (download PDF)

Childhood Cancer Frequently Asked Questions

A diagnosis of cancer can be scary for the entire family and it can be very hard to discuss. Our team of cancer experts has gathered together our most frequently asked questions with easy to understand answers. (read more....)


Get a Glimpse of What It's Like to Have Childhood Cancer

Meet CharlotteBrayden and Jenna; three amazing kids whose stories will inspire you and change the way you look at childhood cancer. 


Age: 4


Wilms' Tumor
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Age: 11



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Age: 25


Ewing Sarcoma
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Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month Infographic

Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder characterized by periodic crises when sickle-shaped red blood cells clump together in the small blood vessels causing a variety of problems, including severe pain. (download PDF)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Events

Interested in attending our Childhood Cancer Awareness month events? Download our calendar. (download PDF)

Downtown Lights Up for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Contact Hematology, Oncology & BMT

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Meet Agustin: far from home and battling brain cancer

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Meet Sully: a four-year-old boy and self-proclaimed "crazy pants" fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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