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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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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Step UP! Action and Awareness with Neal Rourke and Jesse Robinson

CCTR talks with Neal Rourke and Jesse Robinson about the Childhood cancer Awareness Movement and the upcoming September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Lighting, “Going Gold”, the Maggie Project, and Tyler Robinson Foundations’s Project CANCO are featured.  CANCO is a bike ride planned to begin Sept. 1 from Niagra Falls, Canada …

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Creating HOPE: Nancy Goodman

CCTR interviews foremost advocate for children with cancer, lawyer, and mom to Jacob, forever 10, 2009, Nancy Goodman.  Nancy brings us news of the RACE for Children Act, a reform of the Pediatric Cancer Research Equity Act or PREA which she champions, and it’s to go to both House and …

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CCTR Presents Kathy Riley and We Can Pediatric Brain Tumor Network

Kathy Riley talks to CCTR about We Can Pediatric Brain Tumor Network, which began 20 years ago with the support and camaraderie between mothers of pediatric brain tumor patients.  The support and healing which came from their sharing was so helpful that they wanted to share it with others.  The …

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CCTR interviews Dr. Kathy Warren(NCI) and Michael Antonellis(NBTS)

CCTR presents Dr. Kathy Warren, top researcher in pediatric neuro-oncology at the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), who discusses the history of DIPG research and the nature of this strange and misunderstood tumor, challenges to treatment, and hopeful new lines of research for effective therapies …

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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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