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On September 1, 2015 I began a new journey in my life. September 1, 2015 marks my first official day as the first Executive Director for the Max Cure Foundation. It is no small coincidence that on the same day, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month began.  (more…)

Who knew the old adage, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” would relate to fundraising and the Max Cure Foundation???  In this case, the apple is the very talented daughter of one of our board members……

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Tamlyn and Colm were already parents of a beautiful little girl named Eve who was five-years-old when she learned she was going to be a big sister. Tamlyn’s pregnancy was normal, and on March 1, 2014 she gave birth to a beautiful, happy little boy named Finn.  (more…)

Meet Kevin Healy – Newest MCF Team Member

The Max Cure Foundation is excited to introduce our newest Program Coordinator, Kevin Healy. He joined the foundation on July 6th and has shown tremendous passion for the cause and we have no doubt that he will be a very valuable asset in the fight against childhood cancer.  (more…)

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On July 22nd and July 23rd 2015, CBI.net held an industry conference in Bethesda, Maryland, identified as “Expanded Access Programs.” In attendance were representatives from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, health care providers, patient advocates, government personnel [FDA], and Max Cure Foundation’s, Vice Chairman, Richard Plotkin.

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The Max Cure Foundation is honored to announce that leading pediatric cancer advocate, Jonathan Eric Agin, JD, has accepted the position of Executive Director as of September 1, 2015. (more…)

We are pleased to share news that 525 America, the American contemporary sweater brand, is again teaming up with Hamptons Magazine to sponsor the KNIT FOR A CURE campaign benefiting The Max Cure Foundation.

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For some time, childhood cancer advocates have been seeking the appointment of a pediatric oncologist to the National Cancer Advisory Board (“NCAB”).  (more…)

Over the past year, The Max Cure Foundation has had the honor of working very closely with The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, Troop 26 on their Take Action program.  (more…)

New Treatments & Better Drugs for Childhood Cancer

In July, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Creating Hope Act for the purpose of incentivizing pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms and universities in seeking cures for what are known as Rare Children’s Diseases.  Childhood Cancer is considered such a Rare Children’s Disease.   (more…)