Dr. Jonathan Bernstein, the founder of The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, recently received the honor of Outstanding Philanthropist of 2010 from the Las Vegas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Dedicated to providing medical treatment to children with serious illnesses, Dr. Jonathan Bernstein graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. A devoted physician, Dr. Jonathan Bernstein is also the Principal Investigator of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) of Nevada.
A nationwide organization, COG possesses a commitment to researching a cure for cancer in children. COG’s Cure Search (www.curesearch.org) provides a host of resources to families afflicted by childhood diagnosis. Visitors of Curesearch.org may peruse highly specific information. By entering the age of their child and the type of cancer, parents and families may learn more about the disease and treatment solutions. In addition, Curesearch.org offers honest and accurate information regarding the benefits, processes, and side effects of different treatments, as well as expert advice on care of the child following treatment. Curesearch.org is a valuable resource for families looking for solutions and also provides a nationwide directory of COG hospitals qualified to help. Dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by cancer and strengthening the community, Curesearch.org also features discussion boards in which family members and parents may share their experiences and connect on shared issues.
A compassionate and effective venture, COG continues to make progress in finding a cure for cancer. To date, COG is responsible for a 25 percent reduction in child cancer mortality, as well as 35 percent increase in the survival of childhood neuroblastoma. To learn more about COG, interact with other individuals dealing with cancer, or to sign up for upcoming fundraisers, visit Childrensoncologygroup.org.