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CCBF Work Leads NIH to Invest in Exosome Research

Dr. Lyden and the oncology lab's research is featured in the NIH's journal,  Journal of the NCI


Jack Scafidi Has a Lemonade Stand for CCBF

Jack Scafidi and friends had their very own lemonade stand in Westfield, NJ to support CCBF!

Dr. Lyden and His Team Published in Nature Magazine

Dr. Lyden and his team have been published in the prestigious Nature Magazine for their work in understanding the role of "exosome" vesticles in cancer metastasis.

Dr. Rivella and team find new gene therapy approach

Read about how Dr. Rivella and his team are revolutionizing the treatment of patients with red blood cell disorders.

Dr. Lyden Given Prestigious Award for Cancer Research

Dr. Lyden will receive the prestigious I.J. "Josh" Fidler Innovation in Metastasis Research Award for his cutting-edge work in the field of cancer metastasis.

CCBF's American Girl Event Appears in Time Out Kids

Time Out Kids covered CCBF's private party at American Girl Place on Tuesday, March 6th.

CCBF Awarded 4 Star Charity Navigator Rating

CCBF receives the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the second year in a row!

Dr. Bussel Wins King Faisal International Prize

Dr. Bussel is among 3 Americans and 4 Arabs to receive this prestigious award.

Second graders Hold Lemonade Stand to Support CCBF

Five generous second graders from Babylon Elementary School held a lemonade stand to raise money for CCBF.

The CCBF Community Gives Back: Barbara Kelly Scafidi

Barbara Kelly Scafidi runs NYC Marathon in honor of her son Jack and in support of CCBF

Cheryl Mercuris Hosts Holiday Party; Donates Toys to CCBF

In lieu of gift bags, Cheryl Mercuris donates toys to the CCBF clinic on behalf of her guests at her holiday party.

Meet Dr. Sujit Sheth, Chief of the Division

CCBF welcomes new Division Chief, Dr. Sujit Sheth.

CCBF Doctors Rated Among New York's Best Doctors

In the latest issue of New York Magazine's Best Doctors, three of CCBF's doctors were named among the best pediatric hematologists and oncologists.

CCBF Receives 4 out of 4 Stars from Charity Navigator!

Charity Navigator awarded CCBF with their coveted 4-star rating.

Dr. Lyden Authors New Book on Cancer Metastasis

Continuing upon his cutting-edge research on cancer metastasis research in the CCBF laboratories, Dr. Lyden is an editor of Cancer Metastasis: Biologic Basis and Therapeutics.

CCBF Among New York's Best Doctors

CCBF doctors make New York Magazine's Best Doctors list.

WCBS News Segment Focuses on Thalassemia

WCBS medical reporter Dr. Holly Phillips speaks about newborn genetic testing with a thalassemia patient and his family as well as Dr. Patricia Giardina, Chief of the Division. Dr. Giardina discusses the importance of early genetic testing in detecting diseases such as thalassemia.

Dr. Bussel Featured in The New York Times

The New York Times recently published an article on bleeding disorders, focusing on ITP and Von Willenbrand disease. Dr. Bussel shares how he determines the difference between a child having leukemia or ITP based on a host of symptoms.

CCBF Doctors Among New York Magazine Best Doctors

In 2009, Dr. Aledo and Dr. Bussel were named among New York Magazine's Top 100 doctors.

Dr. Giardina Featured in Thalassemia Book

Dr. Giardina's dedication to clinical work and research for thalassemia is included in Dr. Arthur Bank's "Turning Blood Red: The Fight for Life in Cooley's Anemia"

Dr. DiMichele Featured in "Blood Detectives"

Dr. DiMichele and two of her patients are showcased in "Blood Detectives," part of a new blood disease awareness campaign from the American Society of Hematology.

On Call with Dr. Jay Adlersberg

Dr. Jay Adlersberg interviews Dr. Giardina and Dr. Rivella in his story on the latest research on thalassemia, also known as Cooley's Anemia.