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Conquering Kidz Cancer is dedicated to raising awareness and funding pediatric cancer research. We fund cutting-edge, innovative research that reaches sick children now. It is our mission that children with cancer will live long, healthy, and productive lives.

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A mother’s dedication to a daughter’s wish.

A mother holds her daughter’s hand for a little while but her heart forever.  —Anonymous

Taylor, your life was not only about what you accomplished, but also about what you left behind. Your boundless optimism at the bleakest moments, your concern for others even when you were at your worst, and your zest for life even as death neared taught me more about love than I thought there was to know.

We will continue to fight in your honor and will never falter in our commitment to you and to children with cancer everywhere. We are keeping your spirit, your thirst to make change, and your dedication to help others alive. While your life was tragically cut short, your mark on the world lives on in our family, in the organization, and in children who have and will win their battles against cancer thanks to you.

Just to think of you reminds of why what I do is so important. Thank you for a lifetime of love and showing us all what humanity really means. I will always have your heart.

  • Last day to submit a name of your loved one for the flag of HOPE

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  • Laughter Is The Best Medicine

    Even during the bleakest periods of Taylor’s illness, there was nothing so life affirming as a full-on belly laugh. Right then, right there: in the hospital room,

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  • Why pediatric cancers differ from adult cancers

    COG Update on Pediatric Cancer Research Dr. Reaman In children less than 15 years of age, cancer differs considerably from cancer in adults. These differences include the

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  • Getting Back to Life

    The years spent tending to Taylor and then grieving her death were largely spent in the hospital or at home. After Taylor passed away, it was really

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Research

With your help, Taylor’s hopes to save the lives of children with cancer has come true many times over. We need to continue to save lives by turning scientific discoveries into break through advances.
  • Children’s Hospital at Columbia Medical University

    Over the past year, we have witnessed tremendous clinical progress at the Children’s Hospital at Columbia University. We are exclusively funding Precision Medicine at Columbia University. The practice of Precision medicine involves genome sequencing of an individual child’s tumor to identify mutations in their DNA.

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  • Memorial Sloan Kettering

    The anti-body study funded by tay-bandz has reached completion. The antibody was used for a specific cancer that typically hits 15-18 years old and has a very poor prognosis.

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  • The National Institute of Health

    tay-bandz has funded the completion of a clinical grade master cell bank to support development of a new immunotherapy based vaccine for patients with pediatric sarcomas.

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  • MD Anderson Cancer Center

    tay-bandz has funded research focused on pediatric osteosarcoma, a soft tissue sarcoma that can occur in adolescents and young adults.

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News & Events

News And Events

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    Colors Against Cancer 5k

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    Reach out to your Senators to help pass the #STAR Act
    Help us by reaching out to your Senators.

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