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Coalition Against Childhood CancerAnnual Meeting = Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital of ChicagoJune 28th, 20176 days to go.
- Cord Blood, a life line
- CAVATICA Genomics Data Sharing
- The Cancer Moonshot: Are Our Kids Stepping on the Moon Too?
- Broken Trust
- Fly Me to the Moon
- I Gladly Spoke Up for Kids With Cancer Today
- A 10 year old, Speaking from Experience
- Bereavement Meeting
- Open Letter to Congress
- As Our Children Wait – Part 4, Conclusion
- As Our Children Wait – Part 3
- As Our Children Wait – Part 2
- As Our Children Wait – Part 1
- Why Motorsports?
- Moving the Needle
- What Not to Say When There is Nothing to Say
- NIH Budget Priorities
- Texas Proud!
- #MoreThan4 NCI Email Exchange
- Father, Daughter, Date Night
- Five year cure, …really?
- My Calling
- Fixing the Faults
- A Pair of Shoes
- So, It Begins:
- September’s Child
- Update: Camp Can Do
- Giving It All
- September – #ChildhoodCancerChallenge
- Where are you now, Rock Hudson?
- Lock Up September
- Compassionate Use
- The Fault in Our Systems
- Want to Make a Difference?
- Seeing is Believing:
- Five Reasons Why You Should Join the Fight Against Cancer
- 30% Funding Cuts
- Ellie’s Hats
Missing Kylie by Mark Myers
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The Truth 365 VideoIf you have not had a child suffer from cancer, you must watch this video to get the real picture of what it is like. It takes only 8 minutes, but it will be the best 8 minutes you will spend in order to understand what is happening to our kids and what we can do about it.
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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
Annette Leslie, Executive Director of the Carson Leslie Foundation and a Four Square Clobbers Cancer blogger, has served on The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Childhood Cancer Advisory Council since 2010 and couldn’t be more Texas Proud! … Continue reading
Five-year relative survival rates describe the percentage of patients with cancer that are alive five years after their disease is diagnosed. Use of 5-year survival statistics is more useful in aggressive cancers that have a shorter life expectancy following diagnosis (such … Continue reading
One day in September, after my wife Ellie and I visited a Senator in the Hart building, we met up with Ellyn Miller (Gabriella Miller’s mother) on a beautiful blue-sky morning in front of the Cannon House Building in Washington, … Continue reading
From his perspective, my 10 year-old grandson Conor has always had a somewhat normal childhood. He lives in California, is good in school, a cool blond-headed surfer dude and a wild and radical skateboarder. In fact, I am amazed when … Continue reading
You may remember the #SaveJosh news articles in the spring of 2014 where little Josh Hardy’s family mounted, as a last ditch effort, a social media campaign to get him into a clinical trial that St. Jude’s doctors said was … Continue reading
Meet Suzanne Corey Gwynn. She’s going to build a house in Seattle, Washington. It’s not going to be a small little house, but a big house. Suzanne is not an architect with a blueprint or even a carpenter with a hammer. … Continue reading
In the past, I have been a huge critic of the American Cancer Society and in September, I wrote a very inflamed blog about all that I felt was wrong with the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) involvement with childhood cancer. … Continue reading
In our first edition of Survivor, we followed a typical group of 36 kids that were diagnosed on one day with childhood cancer. We used 36 kids because when the first article was written, in the United States, on average 36 … Continue reading
Numbers are wonderful. Numbers are dangerous. Having spent most of my career in management, within the retail sector, I have been conditioned to pay attention to numbers. Numbers can paint a picture. Numbers can be your navigator. They can show … Continue reading
Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it’s support for palliative palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) for adults and children suffering from serious illness. To be honest, for a long, long time, I always associated palliative care with death, dying and hospice. Many … Continue reading
In 2011, the United States spent $49.5 billion on foreign aid ( $17.8 billion in military assistance and $31.7 billion economic assistance) . Foreign aid has been a hot topic ever since our country slipped into recession in 2008. On … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: Since this article was written, the Gabriella Miller Kid’s First Act was passed by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent vote on March 11, 2014. The President signed the bill into law on April 4, 2014. The next … Continue reading
Would you believe?: 96% of all clothing sold is for adults. 96% of all breakfast cereals are consumed by adults. 96% of all bicycle helmets are worn by adults. 96% of all cancer research conducted by the National Cancer Institute … Continue reading
Mesothelioma is normally not a cancer one hears about in the childhood cancer community. That may be because, in most cases, Mesothelioma is not normally detected until the child becomes an adult. Today, children in older schools may be exposed to … Continue reading
Our community is built of many similar, yet different and diverse organizations. Collectively, we are looking for a cure for childhood cancer. No one has actually been able to say with absolute certainty exactly how many organizations actually exist in … Continue reading
Lobbyist… There, I said it! For me, it’s very difficult saying the “L” word. It never has felt good rolling around in my mouth, banging up against my molars and sliding out between my tight lips. I have always hated that … Continue reading
Today, “Rachel’s Place” is with her family somewhere between Hope and Peace. She actually lives near Bel Air, Maryland, but her real place of comfort and security is anywhere she and her family are together. Each year during Brain … Continue reading
My grandson, at 15 months of age, was diagnosed with high risk neuroblastoma. He is a survivor. Although, he endured an incredible six year long journey, this story is not about him, his family, the changes in their lives, or … Continue reading