So, let me ask you America…can’t we do better than that?

Hello, My name is Harold Mike Junge.  My friends and family call me Mike…so let’s stick with that.  It’s a pleasure to meet you!  I’m reaching out to you to discuss something very important…and I hope you will give me just a few minutes of your valuable time.  Hear me…

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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…

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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.…

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DIPG Advocacy Group Letter to House Leadership

re:  H. Res. 69 House Vote before the end of Session II, 115th Congress                                       November 28, 2018 To: The Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (WI-1), The Honorable Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12); The Honorable Chairman of the Energy…

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Melinda Marchiano: Author, Dancer, Advocate for Children with Cancer

CCTR welcomes Melinda Marchiano, a recent graduate of Pepperdine University and cancer survivor, and ambassador for ccThrive.org.  Melinda is the host of The Truth 365 recent childhood cancer documentary release and has toured and continues to tour extensively, speaking at hospitals and events and spending precious time with children afflicted…

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Today! 6-11 #AngelsStadium #KatherineTheBrave #HRes586

June 11, 2016 Los Angeles CA–This Afternoon the Angel Runner hits the pavement of Anaheim to arrive at Angel’s Stadium at approximately 3pm.  She’ll circle three times in memory of Katie King, aka Katherine the Brave, a little 7-yr old girl from Placentia who succumbed to DIPG on 6/6/2016 around 7:30pm in her…

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Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week

For immediate release Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week May 24, 2016, Santa Clarita, CA—HRes586 was introduced to the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on January 13, 2016, by Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) the day after the Moonshot Initiative was…

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Moonshot

Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution and Childhood Cancer; is it relevant? The Resolution is named for Chad Carr of Michigan and Jack Demeter of California, both beloved and perished to DIPG. …this is about making a decision, a decision to not look away, but to acknowledge the relevance of life.…

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2015 Advocacy Report

For partnering organizations, groups, individuals. Jack’s Angels Foundation:  Advocacy Report and General Update for Collaborative Individuals, Groups, and Organizations “What your money’s been doing.”   General Description:  This follows a journey in advocacy for children and their families with DIPG, that more can be done for them in the future, and…

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Letter to the President

pdf version   letter sent to Congressional leaders President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC, 20500 Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Dear President Obama, I cannot thank you enough for your kind replies to my previous letters about DIPG children and the desire for more effective action…

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