It is one of the worst pronouncements a person can hear from a doctor — that you’ve got cancer — now imagine that diagnosis is for a child.
“No one believes it’s going to happen to them and all of a sudden your world turns upside down,” says Cheryl Rosen. “Thrown into a world of phrases and drugs and a journey into hell and you come out on the other side.”
Rosen is the Chairman of The Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF). The group has been part of the fight to find a cure for the last 45 years, helping local Westchester families and raising funds for needed research.
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PCF is proud to kick off 2017 with a spotlight on the work of its associated hospitals and researchers. Committed to its mission of Coming Together for a Cure, the local nonprofit is currently funding ground-breaking research being performed at six world-recognized institutions.
More than $6,000 was raised over the weekend for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation by two Scarsdale teens. Evan and Joshua Greenberg hosted their 11th annual Hot Cocoa Stand on March 11 and 12.
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Thank you to everyone who celebrated part of your holiday with us at our 23rd Annual Walkathon. We were delighted to see so many of our long-time supporters and all of our new friends. The day was filled with spirit, smiles, music, loving kindness, friendship, pizza and matzo.
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PCF held its Rock The Cure Gala on Nov. 2. The gala raised $225,000 to support research, state of the art equipment/instruments and patient/parent care for doctors at the hospitals PCF supports. This year’s event was held in memory of Paul Ulysses Jimenez…