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 Gerry Tye of Australia

Part I: Advocate for children with cancer Gerry Tye shares his experience with his son Talin, diagnosed with DIPG in 2012, and for parents the importance of trusting one’s instincts regarding one’s own child when confronted with medical protocol for terminal illness. Gerry supports children diagnosed with cancer and their…

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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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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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