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It was 6 o’clock in the morning and I awoke to the all-too-familiar sound of his cough.  What would be revealed that day changed and shaped the aspirations of my whole family.  We took my congested 16-month-old brother to our … Continue reading

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Childhood Cancer by the Numbers

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

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Turn Foreign Aid into Cures for Cancer

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

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Rachel’s Place – Surviving Medulloblastoma

  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

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Welcome!

Welcome to Four Square Clobbers Cancer! Four-Square Clobbers Cancer is a conversational blog that is dedicated to improving the outcomes of children, adolescents, and young adults who are being treated or have been treated for cancer.  The goal is to inform, … Continue reading

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Survivor

Although everyone in our Childhood Cancer group is trying to survive, this contest is not like the TV game show where everyone is reasonably healthy  and one lucky person wins a million dollars if they are the lone survivor. Every … Continue reading

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Tissue Donation – The last thing any parent wants to give

Progress, unfortunately is sometimes forged from the fires of pain mixed with strength, courage, passion and determination.  Nancy Goodman has such a story.  Nancy made a donation that no parent ever wants to give.   “My son, Jacob, was a beautiful, … Continue reading

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