Historic Inaugural Childhood Cancer Prevention Symposium, Washington, DC, October 25 and 26, 2023

Published 11:47 AM PDT, September 19, 2023 Original Press Release Historic Scientific Meeting to Focus on the Prevention of Childhood Cancer as Incidence Rates Continue to Rise Dramatically  Schedule page 1        Schedule page 2 “I am excited to convene a group of scientists, advocates, and families dedicated…

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A U.S. Congress United: Resolution Spotlights Childhood Brain Cancer, Establishes May 17 as DIPG Awareness Day

May 17, 2023, Washington, DC‚ÄďJust in time for the 118th Congress, yesterday was the fifth introduction to the U.S. House of Representatives of the DIPG Awareness Resolution, which draws attention to the unmet medical needs of children with brain cancer and establishes May 17 as DIPG Awareness Day.¬† With a‚Ķ

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ARPA-H releases funding opportunities, site selection process, and idea competition

from arpa-h.gov: arpa-h.gov/oneyear Letter from the Director, Dr. Renee Wegrzyn    |    Open-Office Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) March 15, 2023 One year ago, President Biden outlined his vision for a new kind of agency to speed medical breakthroughs to patients who urgently need them, calling for the creation of…

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DEADLINE for signatures March 22, Dear Colleague letter for FY24 language for targeted funding of DIPG/Childhood Brain Cancer

To the Greater DIPG/Childhood Brain Cancer Community of Families, Advocates, and Organizations: We have a unique opportunity to support targeted funding for DIPG and Pediatric Brain Cancer in the FY24 Funding Bill.  While the DIPG/Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Resolutions will be re-introduced this year as a supportive measure and an…

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Jack’s Heart for Ukraine Supports Kids-of-Ukraine, with US Outreach Coordinator Devan Tatlow

Through March 24, the event hosted by Jack’s Angels and Charity Footprints brings attention to, and supports financially with event proceeds, the critical work of “Kids-of-Ukraine” and their work in rescuing children with cancer and their families in the war-torn country of Ukraine.¬† We bring you once more this interview‚Ķ

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Kids-of-Ukraine, Stories of Children with Cancer

Khrystyna, two years old At the beginning of the Russian full-scale invasion, Khrystyna was in a village in the Vinnytsia region, where she was born. In June, her mother noticed the girl became weak, stopped standing on her feet, and started losing her orientation in space. They received a referral…

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