Category Archives: young adults

Two Little Words

Two words that are used most when people contact Members of the House or Senate are: “I want,” and “I need.” Representatives and Senators hear them everyday. The two words they seldom hear are “Thank You.” This year alone, Congress … Continue reading

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September 2018 in our Capitol

Updated 9/12/18 CureFest will operate as planned. Special Notice: Hurricane Florence WILL NOT have an impact on CureFest. Please read the following statement from CureFestUSA CureFest will post regular updates on our facebook page. The surest way to receive updates is to … Continue reading

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Turn Away… You may not want to hear this

About eleven years ago, I was with my middle daughter, JoAnna Baber on our overnight shift at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA watching over my 18 month old grandson and her nephew, Conor after he had lifesaving surgery … Continue reading

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How can a baby be a hero?

Yes!  A baby can be a hero! Babies are saving lives with their life saving cord blood stem cells. These miracle cells are currently being used to treat and cure more than 80 life-threatening illnesses, including many cancers, immune deficiencies … Continue reading

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Cord Blood, a life line

We are living in truly amazing times as scientists are just beginning to understand the power of stem cells. In particular, cord blood stem cells are providing new hope to cancer patients throughout the world. At Save the Cord Foundation, … Continue reading

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$30 million for AYA

  Editor’s Note:   Update September 28, 2018: Congress Heard You Again!  New research funding opportunities for childhood and AYA cancer are now available AND the FY19 Defense Appropriations Act provides $90 million (M) to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer … Continue reading

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