May 17 is DIPG Awareness Day—A National Movement

I discovered it was the 2nd most common pediatric brain tumor, and responsible for the majority of pediatric brain cancer deaths each year.  If brain cancer is the leading cause of death in kids with cancer, it’s hardly irrelevant, no matter how you define ‘rare’. May 14, 2017, Santa Clarita, …

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National Cancer Institute’s Office of Advocacy Relations: A Conversation with Patrick Mahoney

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio interviews Patrick Mahoney from the Office of Advocacy Relations (OAR) at NCI.  The March 16 discussion included a brief history of the National Cancer Institute, it’s role as a scientific research institution as well as resource of support and direction for millions afflicted with cancer.  “We …

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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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White House Press Release 10/17/2016 Cancer Moonshot

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2016 FACT SHEET: Vice President Biden Delivers Cancer Moonshot Report, Announces Public and Private Sector Actions to Advance Cancer Moonshot Goals Today, Vice President delivers the Cancer Moonshot report to the President and American public. The report …

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What if?

Childhood Cancer Advocacy 101 What if it were your child?  God help you…you’d discover very quickly that the medical research system doesn’t consider your child’s life investment-worthy, that no therapies have been developed for this disease for decades, and that urgency of need and potential years of life lost are …

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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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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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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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“‘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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