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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September 1–Go4theGoal at the Golden Niagara Falls

You heard it here, first!  President Barack Obama’s 2016 Childhood Cancer Awareness Proclamation. CCTR interviews Beth Stefanacci and Carina Trenka of Go4theGoal, a dynamic support organization for children with cancer based in Cherry Hill, NJ, and one of the beneficiaries of the historic “Golden Steps for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Walk.” …

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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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Legislative Landscape for Childhood Cancer Drug Development: Jonathan Agin, JD

CCTR interviews Jonathan Agin JD, father of Alexis who perished to DIPG in 2011 and 4 other young children, and official counsel and co-founder of the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute.  One of our country’s foremost advocates for children with cancer, Jonathan describes the complexity of our medical research system …

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Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit Report

Cancer Moonshot Summit Report—Regional, Jack’s Angels Foundation, Santa Clarita, CA SCVTV Around Town Report On June 29, 2016, we were a group of 17 convening at The Master’s College in Santa Clarita for one of the few Southern California Regional Moonshot Summits, from a diversity of backgrounds and experience with …

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Michael Esposito: Niagra Falls leads the US for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

CCTR interviews Michael Esposito, father of five, teacher, and basketball coach, the man responsible for connecting people in his town of Niagra Falls, NY which will witness the most prominent and powerful display of support for children with cancer this year, 2016. Baby Shawn with DIPG and his meeting Stephen …

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Melinda Marchiano: Author, Dancer, Advocate for Children with Cancer

CCTR welcomes Melinda Marchiano, a recent graduate of Pepperdine University and cancer survivor, and ambassador for ccThrive.org.  Melinda is the host of The Truth 365 recent childhood cancer documentary release and has toured and continues to tour extensively, speaking at hospitals and events and spending precious time with children afflicted …

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CCTR 6-16, “Ride for DIPG”

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio interviews Jesse Shumaker, founder of The Cure Starts Now Nebraska Chapter upon the loss of his 8 year old daughter Madelyn, who was afflicted with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).   The Cure Starts Now is non-profit charitable organization dedicated to funding DIPG research, raising well …

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Long Live Katherine the Brave

#KatherinetheBrave  #runforDIPG  #HRes586  #LosAngeles For immediate release June 7, 2016 Los Angeles CA–Today the Angel Runner hits the pavement of downtown Los Angeles in memory of Katie King, aka Katherine the Brave, a little 7-yr old girl from Placentia who, sadly, succumbed to DIPG last evening 6/6/2016 around 7:30pm in …

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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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