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Rare Disease Week Washington, DCFebruary 25th, 201838 days to go.
- How can a baby be a hero?
- September 2017 in our Capitol
- Lock up September 2017.
- Cord Blood, a life line
- CAVATICA Genomics Data Sharing
- $30 million for AYA
- 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?
- Compassionate Use
- The Fault in Our Systems
- Want to Make a Difference?
- Seeing is Believing:
Missing Kylie by Mark Myers
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Tag Archives: Jonathan Agin
Editor’s Note: Jonathan Agin penned this piece two years ago for the Huffington Post. The only things that have changed since then are the additional faces of the small heroes each year. Each year, toward the middle of December, there … Continue reading
You all remember that little government shutdown a handful of weeks back don’t you? The emotional press conferences held by members of Congress on both sides of the aisle talking about how children with cancer would not receive treatments at … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Little has changed since Jonathan Agin penned this article for the Huffington Post in February, 2013. There are many amazing charitable organizations focused upon cancer research and support. Most of us can rattle off the big ones … Continue reading
Have you ever tried to walk behind someone in the deep snow and step right in their footprints? As you take each step, you may or may not hit each plant right in the already trodden snow. And then, coming … Continue reading
Lately, I have wondered whether or not the childhood cancer community is on the right track overall. By this, I mean, is the direction of the community in terms of raising money, awareness and the manner of funding research the … Continue reading
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
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
Until we needed to enroll my daughter Alexis in a hospice program, I really had no idea how poorly we as a country manage the needs of children who face terminal diseases. Admittedly, having a conversation about children who face … Continue reading
I suppose I never truly realized how little choice we have individually with respect to selecting the drugs and treatments we as Americans pursue for own health. This never personally impacted me until the diagnosis of my two year old … Continue reading
Five weeks ago I set out to create what I think is part of the road map for the issues facing the fight against childhood cancer, and the areas I feel could provide gains on this road. The truth is, … Continue reading
From my earliest entree into blogging in my daughter Alexis’ journal, I learned quickly that the childhood cancer community was a very disorganized and dis-unified group of entities and individuals who all had the same ultimate goal: a cure. I always … Continue reading
This is part 2 of the Jonathan Agin series, “Childhood Cancer – My Road Map” Being sent to an emergency room to have a CT scan performed on your two-year-old child is frightening. Being brought into a small cramped room … Continue reading
This is beginning of a four part series by Jonathan Agin, an attorney and well known childhood cancer advocate (www.jonathanagin.com) in Washington, DC. He is married to Neely Agin and is the father of Alexis, Gabriel Agin and Trevor Agin. Alexis was … Continue reading