Jacob’s Legacy: National Monument Honoring Children with Cancer

On January 4, 2021, 6 year-old Jacob Senediak of Pittsburgh, PA died due to complications from his fight with DIPG, a deadly childhood brain cancer which spares mercilessly few of its victims.  His father, Mark Senediak, joins us on Childhood Cancer Talk Radio to begin a discussion about efforts his…

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A Voice of Hope, Caring, and Leadership, with Jessica Elder and the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation

Jessica Elder, LMSW, LCSW-NY has been the Bereavement Program Manager at Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation for 11 years. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA she acquired a Master of Science degree in social work from Columbia University in 2004, and spent 5 years working as a pediatric oncology social worker in an…

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Out of the Box: Looking for Answers with Rich Schiff

Retired SFPD Police Captain Rick Schiff joins us to share his experience in the mid 1990s with his daughter Chrissy, one of twins, who was diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of brain cancer. Since losing her to the effects of her original lethal-dose conventional treatments, he has tirelessly…

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Reticence vs. Passion: The Voices of DIPG Survivors

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio Presents Jessica Ressel-Doeden and Celeste Sabagh Today we hear from two strong, resilient, beautiful women who have beat the odds for a childhood brain cancer that normally proves to be inescapable and merciless. Jessica Ressel-Doeden from St. Louis Missouri here in the USA, and Celeste Sabagh…

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Superpowers Unite: The ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio Presents Tammi Carr and Jenny Mosier Today’s show features interviews with Tammi Carr and Jenny Mosier, leaders of their respective foundations, Chadtough, in Ann Arbor Michigan and Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation in Bethesda Maryland, recently merged into the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation. Each foundation leader…

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Hope Over Despair: Mariah Olson, Neuroblastoma Survivor

Mariah Olson was diagnosed in 1980 with neuroblastoma at the age of one year, and is a living testament as a survivor to the difficulties that so many children with cancer endure as a result of toxic, out-dated treatments they receive. She also attests to the pycho-social challenges of growing…

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The Fairness to Kids with Cancer Act: A Conversation with the Inspiration, Mina Carroll

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio presents a conversation with Mina Carroll, foundation leader and childhood cancer advocate. Mina Carroll with the Storm the Heavens Fund in Philadelphia, PA, literally coined the “We Must Do Better” -for children with cancer- phrase to confront the terrible reality in our society today that children…

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RUBIO APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE MAY 17 AS DIPG PEDIATRIC BRAIN CANCER AWARENESS DAY 

For Immediate Release Contact: Dan Holler, 202-224-3041 May 25, 2021 Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) applauded the passage of his resolution to designate May 17 as DIPG Pediatric Brian Cancer Awareness Day (S.Res.231), which raises awareness of, and encourages research on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) tumors and other pediatric…

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Dingell Honors Ann Arbor’s Chad Carr, Commemorates DIPG Awareness Day

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2021 CONTACT: Mackenzie Smith Dingell Honors Ann Arbor’s Chad Carr, Commemorates DIPG Awareness Day Dingell’s bipartisan resolution would establish a national DIPG Awareness Day on May 17 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) commemorated Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day by…

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