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$30 million for AYA

Editor’s Note:   Update May,20,2016:Congress Heard You! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who called their Representative and signed on to the support letter asking for $30 million for a Peer-Reviewed Young Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric Cancer Research Program within the … Continue reading

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Fly Me to the Moon

President Obama called for an end to cancer in his State of the Union Address to the nation this year. He tasked his own Vice President with the job and since then the buzz word “Moonshot” has offered renewed hope … Continue reading

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Why Motorsports?

Why is it important for the teams, drivers and fans of the motorsports racing communities such as NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar, WoO, IMSA and others to display “Gold in September?” Because motorsports races are, as a whole, the No. 1 spectator … Continue reading

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Bear with Me

I was a nurse for 29+ years and have loved the opportunities that I had to care for children with cancer during that time.  Knowing the role of a nurse and what an emotional toll childhood cancer takes on children … Continue reading

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Gold vs Pink

“Knowing everything that I know about cancer, I would, in a heartbeat, take any kind of adult cancer—no matter how nasty and aggressive the disease and treatment—over any cancer diagnosis and any chemotherapy for either of my daughters, future grandchildren” … Continue reading

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