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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CCTR Presents Lisa Spedale and Leo Somerville

Lisa Spedale reveals the heart-wrenching motive for her involvement in one of the most genius technological advancements in the history of neuroscience.  Leo Somerville of technology company Renishaw Inc was changed forever by the heart of one little girl, Kira, afflicted with terminal DIPG.  Her brave fight aided the development…

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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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C.C.T.R. Presents:

Lisa Solis DeLong, author, nurse, bereavement facilitator, patient advocate, and last but not least–mom!–joins us for a candid discussion of her experience raising two sons with cancer, loss and faith, and how she found new joy in life after losing her son Justin. Join us Thursday, January 28 at 4pm…

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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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Press Release 1/13/2016

“Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution” (unofficially titled for Chad Carr of Michigan, and Jack Demeter, of California) http://knightforms.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=QL2FAABJSRT6G “Letter to Colleagues” by Adam Brooks (introductory letter to Resolution)      /     Resolution Text KNIGHT INTRODUCES BIPARTISAN CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH BILL  CONGRESSMAN WORKING WITH AGUA DULCE RESIDENT TO INCREASE…

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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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2015 Advocacy Report

For partnering organizations, groups, individuals. Jack’s Angels Foundation:  Advocacy Report and General Update for Collaborative Individuals, Groups, and Organizations “What your money’s been doing.”   General Description:  This follows a journey in advocacy for children and their families with DIPG, that more can be done for them in the future, and…

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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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Letter to the President

pdf version   letter sent to Congressional leaders President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC, 20500 Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Dear President Obama, I cannot thank you enough for your kind replies to my previous letters about DIPG children and the desire for more effective action…

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