DIPG as Ambassador to Congress and the Public for Childhood Cancer

The Public needs powerful examples attain sufficient awareness to ensure accountability from Congress. If we want childhood cancer legislation like STAR and RACE to truly be supported, to have their respective allocations approved, to build upon and allow greater development and support for pediatric research, the Public must be aware–this‚Ķ

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Game Changer: Moonshot4Kids Congressional Briefing Brings Hope, New Research Opportunities to Pediatric Brain Cancer

Progress forward has come only from a collaborative effort by those who…could not turn away from this urgent, unmet need.  How much larger the effort would be…if more people were aware, and more people and resources joined us in this fight. Dr. Michelle Monje, Associate Professor of Neurology, and by‚Ķ

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In Support of H. Res. 114

DIPG is a death sentence for children today, but it doesn’t have to be; this resolution is an important first step in securing the resources needed to develop better treatment options and find a cure. Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA-14), leading sponsor of the DIPG Awareness Resolution Posted by the PNOC…

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To the Ends of the Earth: Juju’s Journey with Mark Hyde

Our show features a window into the experience of a father, Mark Hyde, who literally chose to go to the ends of the earth for his daughter, honoring her life with a journey to the north pole. While she was fighting rhabdomyosarcoma, Juliet went with her dad, sister, and mom…

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CC-TDI Research Series I: DIPG Tumor Cell Hotel

Dr. Charles Keller, Scientific Director of the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute, joins us with Dr. Anju Karki, post-doctoral fellow and DIPG Tumor Cell Hotel project leader describe this creative design to affect a real solution for children diagnosed with arguably the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.‚Ķ

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Part I: “Project Haystack” at Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute

Dr. Charles Keller, Scientific Director of the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute, describes for us in opening the show, the ongoing work at the Institute funded by parent-led foundations in its quest to make all forms of childhood cancer survivable, specifically Project Haystack, an international collaboration in rhabdomyosarcoma research. In‚Ķ

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‚ÄúRun the Rocks!‚ÄĚ Event Supports Research Project for Pediatric Brain Cancer

March 6, 2017, Santa Clarita, CA–Jack‚Äôs Angels Foundation of Agua Dulce, CA is organizing¬†the trail running event “Run the Rocks!”‚ÄĒincluding a family walk‚ÄĒat Vasquez Rocks County Park 10700 Escondido Canyon Rd, Agua Dulce 91350, on Sunday April 30th 2017, with races beginning at 9am.¬† The event opens at 8:00 am‚Ķ

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DIPG now the #1 killer of kids with cancer.

This link will take you to the Scientific American article online about DIPG.  Though technically a rare disease, DIPG is arguably significant. By Esther Landhuis on October 28, 2016, Scientific American online Scientists Tackle Lethal Childhood Brain Cancer In precision medicine era legacy gifts of patient brain tissue reveal disease mechanisms…

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Regional Cancer Moonshot Summit Report

Cancer Moonshot Summit Report‚ÄĒRegional, Jack‚Äôs Angels Foundation, Santa Clarita, CA SCVTV Around Town Report On June 29, 2016, we were a group of 17 convening at The Master‚Äôs College in Santa Clarita for one of the few Southern California Regional Moonshot Summits, from a diversity of backgrounds and experience with‚Ķ

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Live from cc-TDI Pediatric Cancer Nanocourse 2016

Live from the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute, CCTR interviews 4 participants of the 2016 Pediatric Cancer Nanocourse, an introduction to the scientific research process and an opportunity to build a network of informed and empowered advocates who can drive the cure of rare cancers. cc-TDI has for its mission‚Ķ

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