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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Texas Leads with the Carson Leslie Foundation, CPRIT, and Congressman McCaul for a Cancer Moonshot for Kids

Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) is the Founder and Co-Chairman of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, and has been attendant upon the accelerated progress in the childhood cancer community over the last 13 years in legislation and overall awareness for the #1 disease-related killer of children in the United States.  Featured in…

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Now Is The Time: “Moonshot4Kids” Congressional and White House OSTP Briefing Asserts Urgency for Childhood Brain Cancer

May 17 panel assembles to alert the Federal Government of the suffering and deaths of children with brain cancer, a leading killer of children in the USA downloadable pdf version “Now is the time for a Moonshot for Children.” –Michelle LeBeau, CSO Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas WASHINGTON, DC,‚Ķ

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In Texas Style: Annette Leslie Raises the Bar for Funding Childhood Cancer Research

A definite perspective emerges on what has become the Childhood Cancer Awareness Movement from one of its most influential advocates and supporters. Annette Leslie‚Äôs son, Carson Leslie, was afflicted with medullobastoma; before perishing to the disease, he wrote a book called ‚ÄúCarry Me‚ÄĚ to give the benefit of his experience‚Ķ

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Childhood Cancer Caucus Summit 10th Anniversary Special Edition

Thursday, Sept. 26 show features interviews with key individuals with important information about CureFest, the rise of childhood cancer awareness, and issues facing childhood cancer families today. The episode marks the passing of the 10th Anniversary of the Childhood Cancer Caucus Summit (9/19/2019), for which Congresswoman and Co-Chairman Jackie Speier…

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Annette and the Carson Leslie Foundation Host the Golden Toast

Annette Leslie is a mom who has been through the harrowing experience of losing her son to medulloblastoma in 2010. His extraordinary life and character inspired the Carson Leslie Foundation’s inception that same year, in Dallas Texas, and launched her into a world of advocacy for children with cancer, pediatric‚Ķ

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