Fighting Ewing’s Sarcoma – What We Are Doing:
The Charles E. Nearburg Foundation (CENF) has funded, or is currently funding, the following efforts:
One: Every two years the CENF sponsors the “Rett Nearburg International Ewing’s Sarcoma Symposium” for leading researchers and clinicians specializing in Ewing’s. The fourth symposium will be in spring 2008.
Two: The CENF has recently committed funding for the “Rett Nearburg Initiative” at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Rett’s Initiative is a special laboratory focused on evaluating new drug compounds for potential efficacy in treating Ewing’s Sarcoma. This is the first project of its kind for Ewing’s, and is organized with the help of CureSearch and Children’s Oncology Group – www.curesearch.org.
Three: The CENF funded the hiring and Ewing’s Sarcoma research of two doctors at the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical School for four years.
Four: The CENF established the “Nearburg Family Center For Pediatric Cancer Research” at UTSW Medical School.
Five: The CENF funded Ewing’s Sarcoma genomic research and lab equipment at the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute.
What You Can Do:
You can aid in Ewing’s Sarcoma research by donating to “The Rett Nearburg Initiative” at CureSearch – National Childhood Cancer Foundation and Children’s Oncology Group, www.curesearch.org . Rett’s Initiative is a special laboratory at Texas Tech University focused on evaluating new drug compounds for potential efficacy in treating Ewing’s Sarcoma. For each $100 or more donated, please send us the receipt and we will send you an authentic t-shirt. Any donation of any size is greatly appreciated. Donations can be sent to CureSearch, 4600 East West Highway, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, Attention: Julianne M. Puzzo. Thank you.
Send Your Receipt to:
Charles E. Nearburg
The Charles E. Nearburg Foundation
P. O. Box 823085
Dallas TX 75382-3085
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