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Lock up September 2017.

We all know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a 30 day period each year that is set aside for the children, or is it?. It’s a chance for us to make the world pay a little more … 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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Mr. President, Did We Miss Your Call?

President Obama, perhaps you recall that back in January 2013 I reached out to you to talk about three specific small asks for the childhood cancer community. I know that you have had a lot on your plate recently. For obvious … Continue reading

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Searching for Gold

In the 1800’s, thousands flocked to the California hills for the great gold rush. Today, there’s a gold rush occurring in Peru where, each day, 40,000 or more people with pickaxes and crude hydraulic drills work the shaft mines of … Continue reading

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