RESOURCES

 

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE

A Nationally Recognized Organization, Helping to Make a Difference Locally.

The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery and find the emotional support you need. And best of all, their help is free. Find programs and services in your state.

MONROE CARELL JR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AT VANDERBILT

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children's Hospital as one of the best pediatric cancer programs in the nation.

As a collaboration between the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, their Pediatric Cancer Program is dedicated to providing the most promising therapies and advancing research in all types of childhood cancers.

Learn more about their Pediatric Cancer Program

ST JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL

Finding Cures. Saving Children.

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of their founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

WIGS FOR KIDS

Helping Children Look Themselves & Live Their Lives

For over 30 years, Wigs for Kids has been providing Hair Replacement Systems and support for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy, AlopeciaTrichotillomania, burns and other medical issues at no cost to children or their families. Click below to learn how to donate hair or how to apply for a wig. 

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF NASHVILLE

Relax, refresh and experience the comforts of home.

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville is to keep families close by providing essential resources and a “home-away-from-home” for families of critically ill children receiving inpatient or outpatient medical care at Nashville area hospitals.

365 PEDIATRIC CANCER FUND

Presented by the Nashville Predators & the NHL

Launched during the 2013-14 season, the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund presented by Twice Daily is an initiative of the Nashville Predators Foundation and two of the team's icons, goaltender Pekka Rinne and former captain Shea Weber.
The 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund presented by Twice Daily works with Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Additionally, the initiative coordinates with the team to host a series of opportunities that enable the hospital's young patrons and their families to get a special dose of the Smashville hockey experience.

ST BALDRICK'S FOUNDATION

Childhood Cancer Research Charity

In the 1950s, almost all kids diagnosed with cancer died. Because of research, today about 90% of kids with the most common type of cancer will live. But for many other types, progress has been limited, and for some kids there is still little hope for a cure.

WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS CANCER

The ACS Addresses Common Questions

The diagnosis of cancer in a child or teenager can be a devastating blow to parents and other family members who love the child. Cancer creates an instant crisis in the family. Here ACS provides information to help parents of children with cancer know what to expect.  Here they offer suggestions on topics such as coping with the diagnosis, dealing with financial and insurance issues, and nutrition for children with cancer.

Two minutes from now, a child will be diagnosed with cancer, and another family will be faced with the very real possibility of losing their child. When you support us, you support them.