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Curtis Chow Memorial Fund. Nov 2011 Update. Great n ews …. As a response to the overwhelming generosity from the community, friends & family, the match from Sick Kids’ Garron Family Cancer Centre has increased from $50,000 to $75,000

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Curtis chow memorial fund

Curtis Chow Memorial Fund

Nov 2011 Update


Great n ews

Great news …

  • As a response to the overwhelming generosity from the community, friends & family, the match from Sick Kids’ GarronFamily Cancer Centre has increased from $50,000 to $75,000

  • Every dollar raised for the Curtis Chow Memorial Fund up to $75,000 will be immediately doubled


How will the funds be used

How will the funds be used?

  • To address the challenge in detecting CJ’s relapse and in having an effective treatment

  • Create a new portfolio in Dr. Sylvain Baruchel’s experimental therapeutic program, called NuMedKids.


How will the funds be used1

How will the funds be used?

  • NuMedKidsProgram Goals:

    • develop new tools for early detection of Neuroblastoma recurrence

    • new treatment strategies targeting these rare types of recurrence

    • design treatment “surmesure” – personalized medicine that it is only pertinent to specific patient’s tumour


How will the funds be used2

How will the funds be used?

  • Summer 2012, SickKids will open the Nuclear Medicine Therapeutic Facility where this new clinical program will be implemented.

  • Prior to the establishment of the clinical program, testing on neurobalstoma cell line and neuroblastoma mouse model will be required.

  • Dedicated research staff will be hired and preclinical testing program can start immediately.


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