The Canines-N-Kids Foundation is working to put an end to the cancers children and our canine best friends BOTH develop - devastating cancers including bone and brain cancer, lymphoma and leukemia.
Join us and help "CRUSH CANCER AT BOTH ENDS OF THE LEASH"!
It's Spring and a perfect time to hold a BARKE SALE with goodies for people and pets! You can help us Crush Cancers kids & dogs BOTH develop! It's an easy and fun way to get out and do good....Learn More
Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Race on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 in Brambleton!
The first ever Paws for a Cure Research Symposium (Boston, November 12-13, 2018) was a resounding success! Check out videos and other highlights by clicking the image. Stay tuned for details on the 2nd Paws for a Cure Research Symposium planned for June 2020, to be announced soon!
Dr. Kristy Richards, Physician, Oncologist and Researcher in comparative lymphoma lost her own brave battle against cancer on March 30, 2019. Dr. Richards served on CnK's Medical & Scientific Advisory Board and was recognized in November 2018 as the first woman recipient of CnK's Trailblazer Award for her ground-breaking interdisciplinary work treating cancer in dogs with a goal to develop therapies for humans with lymphoma. .Her energy, passion and collaborative-mindedness is an inspiration that will continue to drive our work to Crush Cancer @ Both Ends of the Leash.
Our Founder was honored as a 2018 Heroines of Washington Award Winner recently by the March of Dimes. Here she is on how it all began!
CNN reports on work of Dr. Stephen Johnston (Arizona State, Center for Innovations in Medicine) and Doug Thamm (CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center) and a clinical trial of an anti-cancer Vaccine being evaluated in about 100 canine cancer patients around the country. If it works, human patients could be next!
Dr. Kristy Richards, MD, PhD, Physician, Oncologist and Researcher in comparative lymphoma lost her own brave battle against cancer on March 30, 2019. Dr. Richards served on CnK's Medical & Scientific Advisory Board and was just recognized in November 2018 by Canines- N-Kids Foundation as the first woman recipient of the Trailblazer Award for her groundbreaking interdisciplinary work treating cancer in dogs with a goal to develop therapies for humans with lymphoma. . A brilliant researcher, Dr. Richards' energy, passion and collaborative-mindedness is an inspiration that will continue to drive our work to Crush Cancer @ Both Ends of the Leash.
DOGS AREN’T CALLED man’s best friend for nothing. Our canine companions are helping researchers learn more about cancer, with the hope of providing better treatments for dogs and children. These efforts were on display at the first Paws for a Cure Research Symposium. The meeting, held in Boston in November 2018, brought together more than 200 pediatric oncologists, veterinary oncologists, researchers and cancer survivors looking to identify and build on the commonalities between cancers that develop in children and dogs.
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