Letter to Governor Brown, updated

This has been re-submitted to California Governor Jerry Brown –“Thank you Governor Brown, for your consideration and time, which I know is limited to very urgent matters. I must emphasize that my reaching out to you in full knowledge of this is due to the fact that I am aware of…

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Local Mom’s National Campaign for DIPG Awareness

“Just Say It!”—A Local Mom’s National Campaign for DIPG Awareness   August 17, 2015, Santa Clarita, CA—Janet Demeter is running on the heels of good fortune, the local leadership of our very own CA State Assemblyman Scott Wilk who, touched by the story of Jacks Angels Foundation, authored ACR151 which…

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2015

Jack’s Angels is gearing up for a busy Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September 2015!  At home, in Agua Dulce, our float in the Country Fair Parade September 19 will be full of angels raising awareness for childhood cancer and DIPG, locally, while our runner will be in Washington DC with…

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Childhood Cancer STAR Act

McCaul, Van Hollen, Speier, Reed, and Capito Introduce Bipartisan Childhood Cancer STAR Act link to press release WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Michael McCaul introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act of 2015. Congressman McCaul was joined by his fellow co-chair of the Childhood…

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JUST SAY IT!

“They were told it was a ‘rare’ brain tumor, and that nothing had been done for decades, in research, because the ‘numbers’ weren’t great enough for investors.  After his death, they came to learn that DIPG is one of the more common pediatric brain tumors(12% incidence), and responsible for roughly…

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New Research, New Hope

This important article is featured in Frontiers in Oncology, part of the research topic, “Advances in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma”, accessible here giving full credit to sources; the article appears here as it was written.  Link to Article MINI REVIEW ARTICLE Front. Oncol., 01 July 2015 | http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2015.00148 Future clinical…

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Petition for DIPG and Childhood Cancer

Please help us get a National Day for our DIPG heroes!   This could seriously help our kids and childhood cancer research.  That’s right, you really do have the power to create change!  All it takes is clicking a button, but you have to actually do it for it to work,…

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