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Moving the Needle

Recently in Washington, D.C. there was a hearing to discuss the $30 billion 2016 budget requested by the National Institute of Health (NIH), these are our tax dollars at work.   The largest of our childhood cancer organizations admirably raises tens … Continue reading

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Immunotherapy

I am not sure how many people outside of the cancer research community know this, but it is well recognized that the human body is equipped to fight off cancer on its own. The same immune system that we have … 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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