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Resources

Located in Des Moines, the Children's Cancer Connection is a state-wide support service for patients and families affected by childhood cancer. Support groups, camps, education and hospital based programs. 

Children's Oncology Group

The Children's Oncology Group (COG), a National Cancer Institute supported clinical trials group, is the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research. The COG unites more than 7,500 experts in childhood cancer at more than 200 leading children's hospitals, universities, and cancer centers across North America, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe in the fight against childhood cancer. 

Clinical Trials

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals. 

CureSearch

CureSearch for Children's Cancer is a national non-profit foundation whose mission is to fund and support children's cancer research and provide information and resources to all those affected by children's cancer. CureSearch supports clinical trials research at more than 175 local hospitals across the United States. These hospitals participate in National Cancer Institute sponsored clinical trials conducted by the Children's Oncology Group. CureSearch raises funds through individuals, special events, corporations, and private foundations.  

National Cancer Institute - Childhood Cancers

Information regarding treatment, clinical trials, supportive care, education and statistics available.  

Online Pediatric Cancer Center

This dedicated center on our website answer common questions families have, overviews tests and treatments, helps parents and patients cope with feelings. 

St. Baldrick's

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.