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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“‘Just Say It!’–DIPG–The Run for a National Day” heralds the fight to end obscurity for DIPG in the United States.

DIPG parents must watch and wait in terror as their child disappears from this world knowing that to our current system they don’t matter. How many more of them have to die before they are a priority? This is why I’m running for a National Day. On PRWeb For Immediate…

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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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DIPG Awareness Run kicks-off the WEEK in California

The DIPG Awareness Run on May 25, 2015 marked the beginning of the first celebrated DIPG Awareness Week in the State of California.  Declared in June of 2014 by the California State Assembly, thanks to the work of Assemblyman Scott Wilk, a national statement and achievement was made for DIPG,…

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DIPG Awareness Week in California, May 25-31

Wednesday, May 20, Santa Clarita, CA–DIPG, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, is a pediatric brain tumor that is invariably terminal with no progress made to that effect in over 35 years of clinical record.  DIPG is responsible for roughly 80% of pediatric brain tumor deaths annually[1], the leading cause of cancer-related…

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