Childhood Cancer

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Childhood cancer is the most common disease-related cause of death and the second most common cause of death for children in the developed world, second only to accidental death.

How is Kindred Foundation making an impact on childhood cancer?

Treats & Treasures Cart for Children with Cancer

Giving children with cancer and their families a moment of joy with a cart full of healthy snacks, toys, candy and fun!

U-Link Patient & Family Fund

Helping families with the costs associated with having to travel to access a clinical trial for their child with cancer.

The ACTION Consortium Grant

Partnering with international organizations, Kindred is funding research into a hard-to-cure childhood cancer.

Blood Cancer Research Innovation Grant

Partnering with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to co-fund two grants for childhood blood cancer research.

Funding the Resource Navigator at SickKids

Providing funding for one oncology Resource Navigator position at SickKids to help families navigate the challenges of childhood cancer.

Supporting Families When a Child Dies from Cancer

Kindred Foundation is the lead funder for the Childhood Cancer Canada Benevolent Fund that helps with funeral costs when a child dies from cancer.

Why is Kindred Foundation concerned about childhood cancer?

About Childhood Cancer

Each year, about 1,500 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer in Canada. Learn more about cancer in children.

About Clinical Trials for Childhood Cancer

Clinical trials are the engine that move the science of treatment and the understanding of cancer forward.

Childhood Cancer and Mental Health

Childhood cancer is a time of great stress, creating mental health challenges during and after treatment.

Kindred Foundation is committed to making a difference for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer.