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Welcome to Pediatric Cancer Action Network

Our mission is to reduce the financial burden placed on families diagnosed with pediatric cancer and to advocate for a cure through awareness, education and action. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

PCAN is thrilled to announce our newest member of the Board Of Directors: Sarah Christianson!  Welcome Sarah! You will be a wonderful asset to our team!

You can learn more about Sarah under the "Why We Exist" tab. Click on "Board & Staff" to read about all of the Board of Directors and what makes us passionate about PCAN!

A BIG thank you to all who helped make the 2017 Pancakes for PCAN a success! We raised $3,605 for local families battling childhood cancer this year!

*Thank you Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School for hosting the event!

*Thank you Elite Events Rental for donating the tables and chairs

*Thank you Hy-Vee Williamsburg, Super Saver Edgewood, and Sam's Club for your donations

*Thank you Good Shepherd Preschool families for donating juice and syrup

*Thank you to all of you who volunteered your time and energy to make the event a succes

*Thank you to all who came and gave so generously to the cause!


News & Announcements

  • PCAN's Erika Shelton, Mrs. Nebraska 2015

    Pediatric Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce that one of our very own directors, Erika Shelton, has been selected as the 2015 Mrs. Nebraska! Erika is a co-founder of PCAN, a mother of two wonderful children, and has been married to Jayme Shelton for thirteen years. She is a strong advocate for pediatric cancer awareness and will be a great asset to the state's efforts to cure childhood cancer and support families currently in the battle. Congratulations Erika and family! We are so proud of you!

  • "Bags For Buddies"

    Pediatric Cancer Action Network and Good Shepard Lutheran Church and School of Lincoln have teamed up to brighten the holidays for children with cancer! We will be accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys, games, books, puzzles, DVDs, etc to distribute to pediatric cancer patients spending Christmas in the hospital this year. Please bring your donations to Good Shepard Lutheran School, 3825 Wildbriar Lane (just north of 40th & Old Cheney Road) from December 1-7th at the west entrance. If you are interested in helping but don't live in Lincoln, you can donate to the "Bags For Buddies" program on our website or mail your donation to: PCAN, P.O. Box 22992, Lincoln, NE 68542. Thank you for helping us bring a smile to a child with cancer this Christmas!

  • PCAN was honored to be a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness night at the Aurora vs Adams Central high school football game 09-12-2104 in Aurora, NE. Community members donated over $750 to help us help other Nebraska families battling pediatric cancer! That's GOLD spirit!