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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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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Childhood Brain Cancer: PNOC Foundation Informational Webinars

PNOC Foundation Administrators Allyn Campbell and Rachael Cassells join us to discuss the May 1 DIPG/DMG webinar and how people can register at www.PNOCF.events, and other upcoming webinars for the special month of May.  For Brain Tumor Awareness Month, we share childhood brain cancer statistics and facts, and why awareness…

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“Help and Hope Happen Here,” a New Podcast with Mark Levine

Mark Levine is one of those special people who are moved from an inner conscience and love for all children. Mark and his wife Debbie live in Stoughton, MA and have two children and two grandchildren. Retired from managing a small business for many years, Mark now devotes his life’s…

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The Difference of a Decade: A Conversation with Childhood Cancer Advocate Jonathan Agin

This edition of Childhood Cancer Talk Radio gives a personal look at the landscape of childhood cancer advocacy over recent years, between parents of children afflicted with brain cancer.  For this, I have the honor of sharing conversation and perspective with fellow advocate Jonathan Agin, whose participation in the childhood…

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Progress in Advocacy with the Children’s Cancer Cause 2021

Visit TogiNet.com for a complete list of podcasts available, including this one. Today’s show is a recap of recent advances in childhood cancer advocacy and reiterates the basic facts about childhood cancer for which we strive to provide a worldwide platform for awareness at Childhood Cancer Talk Radio. As co-founder…

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Life Beyond DIPG: Inspiration and Avocation

In this edition of Childhood Cancer Talk Radio, members of the DIPG Advocacy Group Gerry Tye (Syndey, AUS), Katherine Bader (Rhineland, Missouri) and Marcelo Ortigao (Fort Collins, CO) share their personal experiences with DIPG, one of the more common types of childhood brain cancer, and the deadliest with very few…

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