Pediatric Cancer

2023 Careathon sets new fundraising record Action News Jax [Video]

Jacksonville, Fl — The 2023 Careathon presented by Duval Asphalt exceeded $300,000 on Friday, a new one-day record for the radiothon.

Since 2015, Careathon has raised over $2 million for the Child Cancer Fund of NE Florida. The Child Cancer Fund is a partner to families of pediatric cancer patients and provides programs and services to 300 families annually.

AUCTION: Browse and bid until 12:00 pm Monday

When a family calls the Child Cancer Fund, staff provides gift cards, mortgage assistance, meals, tutoring and other financial assistance.

FULL COVERAGE: Careathon now in its 9th year

Pediatric cancer patients face weekly or monthly treatment, as well as unplanned ER visits, and more. Every visit comes with costs for the family: gasoline, meals, and more.

Listener donations helped to fully fund the Child Life Specialist position at Nemours Children’s Health through a restricted fund. Donations have allowed families to escape for weekend retreats at Camp Boggy Creek in Central Florida, and more.

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Prostate Cancer - A Discussion with Dr. Mamta Parikh [Video]

Beat Cancer host Chris Joyce sits down with Dr. Mamta Parikh, Assistant Professor of Hematology and Oncology, specializing in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies at the ⁠⁠UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center⁠⁠ to discuss prostate cancer. To learn more about the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit ⁠⁠.Beat Cancer on Spotify: the latest news from UC Davis Health: #prostatecancer #prostatecancerawareness #beatcancer #cancerpodcast