Help End Obscurity for DIPG and Pediatric Cancer

Rally-On for H.Res.69!  Help End Obscurity for DIPG and Pediatric Cancer February 19, 2017, Agua Dulce, CA—Jack’s Angels Foundation is calling on the Childhood Cancer Community for support in rallying Congress for the 2017 National DIPG Awareness Resolution, H.Res.69.   It raises awareness to the realities of pediatric brain cancer, and …

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Virtual Running Event Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research and offers Global Support for the 2017 National DIPG Awareness Resolution

From anywhere in the world, all are welcome to participate in the “Virtual Relay for Jack” event, supporting a research project for DIPG, the leading cause of death in children with brain cancer.  The event also provides a rallying point for the groundbreaking National DIPG Awareness Resolution which addresses the …

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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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Letter to Governor Brown, updated

This has been re-submitted to California Governor Jerry Brown –“Thank you Governor Brown, for your consideration and time, which I know is limited to very urgent matters. I must emphasize that my reaching out to you in full knowledge of this is due to the fact that I am aware of …

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Petition for DIPG and Childhood Cancer

Please help us get a National Day for our DIPG heroes!   This could seriously help our kids and childhood cancer research.  That’s right, you really do have the power to create change!  All it takes is clicking a button, but you have to actually do it for it to work, …

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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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Looking Ahead 2015

Now beginning its third year, Jack’s Angels’ Board of Directors is conducting a thorough review of our beginning endeavors for the process of finding our long-term focus for how we can be most effective in our mission.  Our mission itself is finding balance and clarity throughout this process, and our …

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Update: 1st DIPG Awareness Run of 2015, Sunday 2/22 at noon

Jan. 26, 2015 Santa Clarita, CA On Sunday, February 22, 2015, (2/22/2015) at 12pm, the first DIPG Awareness Run will begin across the Santa Clarita Valley.  The Run starts at the entrance to Six Flags Magic Mountain, at the Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway and the entrance to Interstate 5, …

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Definition of Terms-a Journey in Awareness

A Journey in Awareness Everything changed after October 28, 2011 when my son Jack was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or “DIPG”, a pediatric brainstem tumor with no survivors.  Though I lost my precious 3 year old boy to this practically unknown monster, I knew at the time that …

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ACR 151

Breaking News Santa Clarita 6/5/2014 1:17pm–Today, through the efforts of California State Assemblyman Scott Wilk, a resolution has passed to declare a DIPG Awareness Week in the State of California.   Respectfully, the statistics exposed regarding DIPG incidence are perhaps the most conservative, and notably DIPG comprises roughly 10-12% incidence …

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