MAY 28 “RELAY FOR JACK!” SUPPORTS PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH PROJECT

Jack’s Angels Foundation announces its 1st Annual “Relay for Jack!” Saturday, May 28 at Vasquez Rocks County Park in Agua Dulce, raising awareness to DIPG—cancer’s death-row for kids; the 2nd most-common pediatric brain tumor is responsible for roughly 80% of brain cancer deaths in children annually.   Event proceeds support “Jack’s…

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3-3 CCTR Presents Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation

Peter Brown and Victoria Sardi-Brown tell the story of how their foundation began in 2009 after the death of their precious boy Mattie, 7, who had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Mattie Miracle Foundation has a powerful advocacy mission emphasizing the need for psychosocial standards of care for children with cancer…

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CCTR Presents: Tracy Ryan and CannaKids helping save kids lives

CCTR interviews Tracy Ryan, CEO of CannaKids, an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality guidance, care, and cannabis medicine for seriously ill patients, particularly pediatric cancer patients.  CannaKids was inspired by Tracy’s daughter Sophie, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at 8 1/2 months old, and is a living…

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CCTR Presents Lisa Spedale and Leo Somerville

Lisa Spedale reveals the heart-wrenching motive for her involvement in one of the most genius technological advancements in the history of neuroscience.  Leo Somerville of technology company Renishaw Inc was changed forever by the heart of one little girl, Kira, afflicted with terminal DIPG.  Her brave fight aided the development…

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CCTR Presents: Emma Wren and Sharon Kane, hope from the UK

Emma Wren of  Alford UK, explains the realities of a DIPG diagnosis for her daughter Keira, and the experimental program with which Keira is involved to combat the deadly disease.  Sharon Kane of “Funding Neuro”, joins us to discuss the technical details of the procedure and the origins of this…

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Congressman Knight Celebrated as “Hero for Children with Cancer”

Congressman Knight Attends Santa Clarita Event 2/13 Celebrating HRes586, Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution “More still needs to be done for our kids; while I was hopeful of Moonshot, I also noticed that it continues to marginalize childhood cancer, where it should be front and center of the Initiative,” said…

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Feb. 4 CCTalkRadio: Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4pm EST, CCTR interviews Jonathan Agin, Development Liaison and General Counsel for the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute, or CC-TDI, a non-profit biotech company dedicated to eradicating childhood cancer in all forms.  Jonathan is an attorney by trade and has become one of the United States…

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CCTR Presents 1/28/2016

Lisa Solis DeLong, Author of “Blood Brothers”–a memoir of loss and faith while raising two sons with cancer Lisa’s book, “Blood Brothers” http://bit.ly/LisaDelong  /  Lisa’s Tedx talk on “Death Cafe” http://bit.ly/lisadelong Lisa Solis DeLong, author, nurse, bereavement facilitator, patient advocate, and last but not least–mom!–joins us for a candid discussion…

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Press Release 1/13/2016

“Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution” (unofficially titled for Chad Carr of Michigan, and Jack Demeter, of California) http://knightforms.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=QL2FAABJSRT6G “Letter to Colleagues” by Adam Brooks (introductory letter to Resolution)      /     Resolution Text KNIGHT INTRODUCES BIPARTISAN CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH BILL  CONGRESSMAN WORKING WITH AGUA DULCE RESIDENT TO INCREASE…

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