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Sen. Toomey Cosponsors Bipartisan Resolution For Teen Cancer Awareness Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) yesterday cosponsored a bipartisan resolution designating the third week of January 2013 as Teen Cancer Awareness Week. The resolution is sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.). “Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, and it is […]


2012 NE OHIO CURESEARCH WALK We hope you can join us as we celebrate and honor our young people from NE Ohio area who have been affected by childhood and adolescent cancer. This very special day will include prizes, music, food, and fun activities for the entire family! Please encourage your friends and family to […]

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

There is a movement happening in our country. A movement to increase public awareness about Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer. Part of that movement is currently involved in the establishment of a centralized event calendar to inform the public about upcoming Childhood Cancer Awareness Programs.  Please take a moment and visit this link: […]

Affordable Health Care Act Upheld by Supreme Court!!

Received today from People Against Childhood Cancer We have two pieces of good news for children and families fighting childhood cancer! First, many of you advocated, wrote, called and fought for the passage of the Creating Hope Act.  Today we are so excited to pass on the news that the Senate passed the bill.  The […]

First Descents Provides Life Changing Experience for Steve G!

From the First Descents Website: “During the First Descents experience, young adult survivors and fighters are empowered through conquering legitimate outdoor challenges to push their limits and face their fears, and by doing so, they are able to regain the confidence and self-efficacy lost to cancer. First Descents places an emphasis on each individual’s experience and provides the right […]

Survivorship: Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Act

Background There are over 350,000 survivors of childhood cancer in the United States today. Two-thirds of these individuals are likely to experience at least one late effect of treatment, and almost one-fourth will face a late effect that is serious or life-threatening. Childhood cancer survivors may face a range of late effects of their disease […]

Huang Lab and AYA Cancer Research

Dr. Alex Huang (center) and his dedicated staff. Have you ever wondered what pediatric, adolescent and young adult cancer researchers were like? Have you ever wondered what makes them tick? Have you ever wondered what drives these researchers to spend endless hours  trying to find answers to questions that could save a person’s life? Last […]

Here’s to our Heroes!

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Auletta and Clinical Nurse Practitioner Barbara Humrick for being awarded as Crain’s Cleveland Healthcare Heroes! The event took place yesterday, May 23rd, 2012 at Landerhaven. We are honored to know such dedicated Pediatric Oncology Professionals!   Family and Friends of Jeff and Barb joined in the celebration!  

Barb Humrick, CNP and Jeff Auletta, MD Nominated for Crains Healthcare Award!

We are proud to announce that Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s Clinical Nurse Practitioner Barbara Humrick and Pediatric Oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Auletta have been nominated for the Cleveland Crains Health Care Award! Please join us in congratulating our dear friends and dedicated Pediatric Oncology Professionals! For more information about Barb and Jeff please click on […]


Many thanks to Don and Cindy Sears, owners of #1 Express Car Wash in Westlake, Ohio for their generosity in allowing us to promote and raise money for AYA Cancer Research! Thanks to our volunteers for donating their time and energy in making this event a success! (Couldn’t have done it without you!!!) Our volunteers […]