The Cure – Pediatric Cancer Research

The 1Voice Foundation funds pediatric cancer research at our pediatric cancer research lab. The lab is located at 5747 Hoover Blvd, Tampa, FL 33634. Our lab is directed under the supervision of Cameron Tebbi, M.D., internationally recognized for his outstanding research and pediatric hematology/oncology care of patients. Our research funding stays local and is dedicated to Dr. Tebbi and his ultimate goal – a vaccine for childhood leukemia. In December 2012, the 1Voice Foundation hired Sajitha Nair, Ph.D, a Post Doctoral student at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute to work full time in our lab under the supervision of Dr. Tebbi, who is a permanent member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Cancer Institute.

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Dr. Tebbi is internationally recognized for his outstanding research and pediatric hematology/oncology care of patients. He is on the Board of Directors for the 1Voice Foundation and serves as Chair for our Scientific Advisory Committee. He is a Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics, Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Medical Services, Chief Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Tampa General Hospital.

Our research funding stays local and is 100% dedicated to Dr. Tebbi and his ultimate goal, a vaccine for childhood leukemia. The understanding of etiology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with a combination of studies designed to evaluate the induction and development of leukemia cell surface phenotypes and find possible means to detect leukemia in patients “cured” of the disease. The purpose is to identify individuals with a “tendency” to develop ALL with the ultimate goal of preventing this disease with a vaccine. Dr. Tebbi has been working on this project for nearly 40 years and receives no compensation for his research work.