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  • 8th Anniversary Bite Me Cancer Celebrates its 8-year Anniversary - September 12, 2018 – Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit organization based in Fairfax, Va., announced today that it has raised more than $800,00 to support teenagers with all cancers and fund thyroid cancer research grants, and has personally reached out to more than 5,200 teens hospitalized with cancer providing them with much needed teen support Read More
  • 20180109_113028 Bite Me Cancer reaches 5,000 Teenagers Battling Cancer - August 2018 – Bite Me Cancer has now given out over 5,000 Teen Support Bags to teenagers battling cancer across the country! The foundation has almost 110 hospital partners in 43 states and DC to help distribute their bags directly to each teenager. Teens with cancer are a unique group who need specialized services and Read More
  • Dr.Miles Bite Me Cancer Chooses the Recipient of its 5th Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - July 2018 – Bite Me Cancer has chosen its 5th thyroid cancer research grant recipient. Dr. Wayne Miles, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University Medical Center, will conduct his 2-year research project called “Proteomic led discovery of essential genes in Medullary Thyroid Cancer.” The grant process is managed by the American Thyroid Read More
  • BiteMeCancer2018_260 Bite Me Cancer’s 5th Annual Wine Dinner was Held to Bring Awareness to the Needs and Challenges of Teenagers Battling Cancer. - April 2018 – Bite Me Cancer held its 5th Annual Wine Dinner on April 21, 2018, at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club in Centreville, VA. More than 200 guests were in attendance, and the event enjoyed the coming together of many sponsors and cancer survivors. Speeches were given by founder, Nikki Ferraro, as Read More
  • PrimaryLogo-BMC Bite Me Cancer Celebrates its 7-year Anniversary - Sept. 1, 2017 – Bite Me Cancer began in September 2010, 5 months after its founder, Nikki Ferraro, was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer at 17 years old. The foundation supports teenagers with cancer with its popular Teen Support Bag program and also funds thyroid cancer research grants. The foundation has raised Read More
  • image[1] Bite Me Cancer Names Recipient of its 4th Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - FAIRFAX, VA – July 1, 2017 – Bite Me Cancer recently chose the researcher for its fourth thyroid cancer research grant. Dr. Brian P. Danysh of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center received a 2-year grant of $57,500 administered by Bite Me Cancer’s partner, The America Thyroid Association, who oversees the research program.
  • nic.front Bite Me Cancer Celebrates and Raises Funds at its Fourth Annual Cancerversary Dinner - FAIRFAX, VA – April 24, 2017 – Bite Me Cancer held its fourth annual Cancerversary Dinner on April 22, 2017, at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club in Centreville, VA.  More than 150 attendees, sponsors and cancer survivors enjoyed a night of speeches, delicious food/wine and cancer survivorship celebration, including a toast from Bite Read More
  • IMG_3843 Bite Me Cancer ships out 3,400 Teen Support Bags as of Today - FAIRFAX, VA – Dec. 31, 2016 – Bite Me Cancer has distributed out 3,400 Teen Support Bags over the past 4.5 years, since the inception of the bag. Those bags have reached teenagers with cancer in 80 hospitals in 34 states and DC.  Teens with cancer have unique challenges and are either in a pediatric Read More
  • Research Bite Me Cancer Reaches Goal of funding Fourth Thyroid Cancer Research Grant - FAIRFAX, Va. - Oct. 5, 2016 - Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Fairfax, Va., that supports teenagers with all cancers and funds thyroid cancer research, announced today that it has reached its goal of funding a fourth thyroid cancer research grant. The $57,500 grant will be administered in conjunction with Bite Me Read More
  • Bite Me Cancer celebrates its sixth anniversary Bite Me Cancer Foundation Celebrates Sixth Anniversary - FAIRFAX, Va. - September 27, 2016 -  Bite Me Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Fairfax, Va. that supports teenagers with all cancers and funds thyroid cancer research is celebrating its sixth anniversary this month. The foundation was formed in September, 2010 by Nikki Ferraro, just months after she had been diagnosed with a rare Read More