H.Res.69 and Supporting Events

Jack’s Angels Relay for Research #runforDIPG #CureDIPG With the introduction, January 30th, of the 2017 National DIPG Awareness Resolution (H.Res.69) by our very own Congressman Steve Knight, Jack’s Angels Foundation will be working hard to advocate for its passage and to raise awareness for the urgent need for greater pediatric …

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MaxCure and the Run for the White House

Brian Jones, creator of the Run for the Whitehouse for Childhood Cancer on Facebook joins us to describe the beginnings of the program, what it has become, and discusses the adventure of teaming up with MaxCure Foundation with Executive Director Jonathan Agin. Both gentleman are prominent US advocates for children …

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Virtual Running Event Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research and offers Global Support for the 2017 National DIPG Awareness Resolution

From anywhere in the world, all are welcome to participate in the “Virtual Relay for Jack” event, supporting a research project for DIPG, the leading cause of death in children with brain cancer.  The event also provides a rallying point for the groundbreaking National DIPG Awareness Resolution which addresses the …

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#RunfortheKids and the Quest of Christopher Winters

CCTR interviews Christopher Winters, Chief of Staff to PA House of Representatives Honorable Member Tom Caltagirone about his extensive experience in public service and work since 2013 in the Childhood Cancer Community, how he became one of the fiercest advocates for kids fighting cancer and their families in the nation. …

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Keira Wrenn: DIPG Survivor

It’s with great joy and anticipation that this article was entitled.  CCTR interviews Emma Wrenn who’s daughter Keira is a survivor of DIPG, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a virtually unheard-of experience. Emma shares with us the realities of diagnosis and experimental treatment, and the inevitable challenges of living with the …

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DIPG now the #1 killer of kids with cancer.

This link will take you to the Scientific American article online about DIPG.  Though technically a rare disease, DIPG is arguably significant. By Esther Landhuis on October 28, 2016, Scientific American online Scientists Tackle Lethal Childhood Brain Cancer In precision medicine era legacy gifts of patient brain tissue reveal disease mechanisms …

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Genentech: Leading the Industry with iPODD, iMATRIX and More with Raphael Rousseau, MD, PhD

CCTR interviews Raphael Rousseau MD, PhD,the global franchise head of the innovative pediatric drug development group at Genentech. Considered the founder of the biotech industry, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has headquarters in South San Francisco, California. Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for over …

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Letter to President Obama, 9/10/2016

There is a specialized killer loose taking the lives of 350 children a year in our country with certain regularity; I believe we’d be using whatever resources necessary to track him down if he were a person. Dear President Obama,                     …

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Baby Shawn leads September Walk for Pediatric Cancer

By Mia Summerson mia.summerson@niagara-gazette.com  Original article here Tune in to Childhood Cancer Talk Radio 9/1/2016 Live at 4pm EST from the Event!!! One year after his cancer diagnosis, Shawn Kennedy and his family are still fighting the good fight, but now they’re getting proactive and shifting their focus toward generating …

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