New Funding Opportunity in the Kids First Program

Message from NIH to subscriber transmitted by Janet Demeter (JAF) 3-28-2016 Dear Colleague, The Common Fund’s Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research (https://commonfund.nih.gov/KidsFirst) program (Kids First) is developing a data resource for the pediatric research community of well-curated clinical and genetic sequence data that will allow scientists to identify genetic…

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CCTalkRadio Presents: George Dahlman of the Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy

George Dahlman, CEO of the Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy, talks about the importance of advocacy in affecting change in legislation and the way our Administration, Congress, and Government Agencies communicate to better accommodate the needs of our children with cancer.  Host Janet Demeter enjoys a rant about the “Great…

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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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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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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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Moonshot

Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution and Childhood Cancer; is it relevant? The Resolution is named for Chad Carr of Michigan and Jack Demeter of California, both beloved and perished to DIPG. …this is about making a decision, a decision to not look away, but to acknowledge the relevance of life.…

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For Immediate Release 10.5.15

On October 17, ‘4Another’ finishes its Across-the-USA Run for Childhood Cancer Awareness with local Jack’s Angels runner at the Santa Monica Pier. Monday, October 5, 2015, Santa Clarita CA—John McKay and Everett Smith began their cross-country run on June 6, 2015 in Virginia Beach, VA, and their final three days…

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“Just Say It!”—the Run for a National Day for DIPG, run #2 of 4 is this Sunday in Los Angeles.

Most of the cases on the news this year of terminally diagnosed children have been DIPG, but no one knows it… Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Santa Clarita, CA—Event #2, the LA Beach Run of the “Just Say It!”—DIPG, the Run for a National Day begins this Sunday Sept. 6 at…

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