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Take Time To Acknowledge Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

                                                                                                         School started this week […]

ONCOLOGY DRUG SHORTAGES WORSENING!

  What would you do if your oncologist informed you that your child's life saving medications were no longer available? According to Oncology Times (OT), August 10, 2011, Volume 33, No. 15: The Oncology Drug Shortages will threaten patient treatment. Consider your reaction if you were told that your child's life saving chemotherapy drugs were […]

GvHD National Symposium 2011

  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH RENAISSANCE CLEVELAND HOTEL CLEVELAND, OHIO PLEASE CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW AGENDA FINAL AGENDA 11.4.11 (2)   This is an important event for anyone interested in learning more about Acute or Chronic Graft Vs. Host Disease. GvHD is a serious, and sometimes life threatening condition that can occur following a Bone […]

Inaugural PAYA Symposium Scheduled for September 1st, 2011

Join us for the Inaugural PAYA (Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult) Cancer Symposium. For more information please click the link to read the Program Brochure! PAYA Program 8-2011

AYA’s At Risk of Becoming Infertile Due To Chemotherapy Treatment

AYA Cancer Patients are at-risk of becoming infertile as a result of their chemotherapy treatment. Patients should discuss fertility preservation options with their oncologist. Research studies indicate that Pediatric, and AYA Oncology Patients and their families should be made aware of the risk of infertility and be given the opportunity to ask questions about their […]

JEREMY CARES GOLF OUTING A SUCCESS!

The Jeremy Cares Golf Outing held last Saturday (8/13/11) was a complete success! Over $16,000 was raised to help families affected by cancer. Hats off to everyone who supported this wonderful event!

What is the correct age for AYAO (adolescent and young adult oncology?)

Experts say it depends on the situation, the individual, the context of the person being treated. But the age range could be from 15 – 39 years of age according to the NCI.

TEEN GAP???

    I was reading some important FAQ'S from the CureSearch site regarding teens and cancer. Did you know that teens with cancer have a better chance of survival if they are treated by a pediatric oncologist? Even though teens like to be treated as adults, this is ONE VERY IMPORTANT TIME when they should be […]

CureSearch Walk NE Ohio a Huge Success!

On June 4th, 2011 over $50,000 was raised for Pediatric (and AYA) Cancer Research. Families, Oncology Professionals, Advocates, and Community Leaders all joined together to show their support for CureSearch, the fundraising arm of the COG (Children's Oncology Group) During the entire event emotions were high as we honored the memory of our children that […]

Shortage of Leukemia Drugs

Hello everyone, There is a shortage of a key leukemia and lymphoma chemotherapy drugs. This is a crisis! Please contact the FDA and let them know they need to address this matter! Contact your Senator regarding S.296, The Preserving Acess to Life-Saving Medications Act. This is legislation that would provide the FDA (Food and Drug […]