Sammy's Superheroes Foundation's mission is to support child-specific research that will lead to life-saving, modern treatments for all types of childhood cancer, paving the road to a cure! Learn more and get involved.
Amplification of the gene MYCN is a well-characterized genetic alteration in NB and is directly associated with advanced disease and poor prognosis. Besides MYCN amplification, several other genome alterations in NB have been reported. Notably, deletion of the long arm of chromosome 11 (11q deletion) is one of the most frequent events in aggressive neuroblastoma.
Our friends over at Strictly Business wrote an article about the importance of donating to non-profits. Sammy's was mentioned in it and we are so thankful!
Sammy's Superheroes Foundation teams up with Lolo's Angels in their first Sidekick program parter to donate $30,000 to fund a Children's Oncology Group AML project aimed at finding modern treatments for pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
This is our buddy Darin. Darin is a great kid with lots of spunk and energy. Darin is battling neuroblastoma and has had some complications lately. We know that he's tough though and that he'll get through this.
Sammy's Superheroes Foundation is about honoring our little fighters and angels. Our fighters are those who are fighting or survived childhood cancer. Our angels are those who lost their battle. Our goal is to find better treatments and a cure for cancer so we no longer have to add to our angels and help make the quality of life for our survivors much better.
There are so many Superheroes among us! The doctors, the nurses, the volunteers, those who turn their lives to their passion for helping our little fighters and their families get through the hard times. The ones who console families when childhood cancer takes an angel. Sammy's Superheroes Foundation is proud to honor those Superheroes and let them know that we are working hard to help them with their fight against this horrible disease.
When it comes to Children's Hospital in Omaha, everyone knows Dr. Don Coulter. To many Dr. Coulter is more than just an expert in pediatric oncology. He's someone that families want to work with. His personality keeps families comfortable and hopeful. He does his best to keep smiles on his patients faces when he can! Thank you Dr. Coulter for all you do!