American Childhood Cancer Organization, CEO Ruth Hoffman

The gold ribbon and the childhood cancer awareness movement started with a few good moms (and dads) in the 1970s…  Ruth Hoffman, CEO of the American Childhood Cancer Organization, walks us through the journey to today and Amazon’s million gold ribbon boxes!  “Still, there’s a long way to go…” says …

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Annette and the Carson Leslie Foundation Host the Golden Toast

Annette Leslie is a mom who has been through the harrowing experience of losing her son to medulloblastoma in 2010. His extraordinary life and character inspired the Carson Leslie Foundation’s inception that same year, in Dallas Texas, and launched her into a world of advocacy for children with cancer, pediatric …

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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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Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week

For immediate release Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week May 24, 2016, Santa Clarita, CA—HRes586 was introduced to the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on January 13, 2016, by Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) the day after the Moonshot Initiative was …

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CCTR Presents 1/28/2016

Lisa Solis DeLong, Author of “Blood Brothers”–a memoir of loss and faith while raising two sons with cancer Lisa’s book, “Blood Brothers” http://bit.ly/LisaDelong  /  Lisa’s Tedx talk on “Death Cafe” http://bit.ly/lisadelong Lisa Solis DeLong, author, nurse, bereavement facilitator, patient advocate, and last but not least–mom!–joins us for a candid discussion …

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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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Childhood Cancer Awareness; why won’t they “go GOLD”?

In Loving Memory of Evylah d. 10.10.15 September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, but for some reason the President refused to flood-light the White House gold, even for a day, as it goes pink for breast cancer, rainbow for same-sex marriage, and the list goes on.  To add insult to injury, …

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State Capitol Run

See www.runfordipg.org for updates!  Starting at 10am, this run is the 3rd of the “Just Say It!” Campaign for a National Day for DIPG, and it begins at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento.  From 9am-3pm that day, is the “California Kids Ride Nationwide for Childhood Cancer Awareness” event …

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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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