Behind every doctor, every nurse, and every patient, there’s a story.

Our Kiwanis Doernbecher fellows and their patients inspire us every day to fight for a future without children’s cancer. Here are just a few of their stories.

Kiwanis Clubs Get Involved!

Hear how a former Pediatric Cancer Patient and the Baker City Kiwanis are teaming up to offer you entertainment and raise money for KDCCP. Support our Kiwanis Doernbecher fellows as they work to end children’s cancer – donate today!

How Our Research Saves Lives

Sarah Helland sings the praises of the hardworking, compassionate, caring Doernbecher doctors at Kiwanis Day at Doernbecher. Support our Kiwanis Doernbecher fellows as they work to end children’s cancer – donate today!

Your Dollars Give Doctors the Gift of Time to Research

Tyler Ketterl speaks with Molly Taylor, a recent graduate of the Seattle Children’s Fellowship, who entered oncology because she loves building long-term relationships with kids and their families, working to find a cure for children’s cancer. Support the work of doctors like her – donate today!

Will the next breakthrough happen in time for my child?

A Seattle Children’s doctor explains the process of medical research and how it helps doctors like the Kiwanis Doernbecher fellows work to end children’s cancer forever. Support the work of these doctors and donate today!

Kiwanis Fellows work to end childhood cancer forever

Teenager Desiree Wagner talks about her brave journey through cancer, aided by her doctor, Kiwanis Fellow Matthew Dietz, who researches cutting-edge technology to advance children’s cancer treatment at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. KDCCP funds empower him and other Kiwanis Fellows to push science forward in the hopes of banishing childhood cancer forever. Donate today!

Could a drug kill malignant cancer cells and leave healthy cells alone?

Perhaps! Kiwanis Fellow Jacob Henderson tours the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital research department describing a new research experiment he’s working on to fight to cure children’s cancer. His amazing work is powered by the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program. Donate today!

Kiwanis Fellows work on the leading edge of children’s cancer research

Doctor Adam Lamble tours 10 South in Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, the pediatric oncology floor which includes features like HEPA filters to protect vulnerable patients from viruses and pathogens, and playrooms and classrooms so kids can be kids. As a Kiwanis Fellow, Doctor Lamble learns from his children’s cancer patients, and the research Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program empowers is at the leading edge of cancer breakthroughs. Donate today!

Children’s cancer research steps forward at Doernbecher

Little Linzi is courageously battling cancer at Doernbecher, while Tim Haarmann and his mom Susan, talk about their bond with their favorite doctor, David Kram! Plus Doctors Evan Shereck, Shelton Viola, Miranda Wu speak to the medical advances they made in 2014 thanks to the Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Program. Donate today!

Former patient shares the impact that KDCCP made on his recovery

Former children’s cancer patient Payton Williams shared how much the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program impacted the excellent treatment he received at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital during Kiwanis Day at Doernbecher in 2017. Donate today!

Kiwanis Fellows reflect on the success your dollars make possible 

Dr. Shirin Doratotaj, Dr. Linda Stork, and Dr. Chu Ri Shin speak to the incredible work they’re doing with the help of funds raised by the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program – more than 175,000 dollars per year in donations! Donate today!

Grace and Cyrus love their doctors at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Kids like Grace and Cyrus receive groundbreaking cancer treatment from the pediatric hematology and oncology doctors at Doernbecher thanks to funds raised by the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program. Doctors Nametta Penkar Richard, Kristina Haley, Thomas Russell, Lara Davis, and Jason Glover about the incredible advances they are able to research with the Kiwanis Fellowship Program. Donate today!

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