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Clinical Trials and The Patient Choice Act

Dear Friends, I’d like to share some information with you  today about Clinical Trials and THE PATIENT CHOICE ACT. It is important to state that there have been recent successes in cancer research that have resulted in saving of many lives. There are new drugs and treatments available today that have provided HOPE for a […]

Attention YA Cancer Survivors!!!

Here is an opportunity to participate in a painless on-line research study for young adult cancer survivors! Here are the criteria: First diagnosed with cancer between 18-39 years old? Currently aged between 18-39? Live in the U.S.? Then, take this survey about counseling preferences and quality of life of young adult cancer survivors for a […]

SURVIVOR BY JOE BABER

            Although everyone in our Childhood Cancer group is trying to survive, this contest is not like the TV game show where everyone is reasonably healthy and one lucky person wins a million dollars if they are the lone survivor. Every day, 36 children randomly fall into the battle to […]

TEAM RAINBOW LOSES HAIR FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH!!!

We are so proud of our friends at Rainbow Babies and Childrens’ Hospital in Cleveland! Last week TEAM RAINBOW had a “hair raising experience”…and helped promote and fund CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH!!!  Team Rainbow raised over $29,000 for St. Baldrick’s. Please join me in thanking Dr. Alex Huang, Deborah Barkauskas, David Askew, Jeremy Willets, Ed Greenfield, […]

CHILDHOOD CANCER ACTION DAY IN WASHINGTON DC!!!

SAVE THE DATE – 2013 CHILDHOOD CANCER ACTION DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC   Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy (CCCA), a member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, is pleased to announce that this year’s Childhood Cancer Action Day in Washington, DC is scheduled for June 17-18, 2013. This year, members of the Alliance for Childhood […]

(W)IN IT TOGETHER: A MARCH MADNESS FUNDRAISER!!

  Looking for something to do on Friday, March 22nd?             Itching to watch some College Basketball and perhaps win a prize or two? Well come to the Market Brewery, 1947 W. 25th Street, Ohio City. The fun begins at 6:00 pm. Tickets: $35 Advance and $40 at the Door […]

St Ed’s High School Students Raise $4500 for Childhood Cancer Research

HOW SWEET it is to hear that a group of high school students got together to help raise awareness and funds for Childhood Cancer Research!!! These young men, sophomores, from ST. EDWARD’S HIGH SCHOOL in Cleveland, Ohio banded together, tossed there vanity out the window and shaved their heads for ST. BALDRICK’S an organization dedicated to funding CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH!   […]

TAKE TWO MINUTES AND SAVE A LIFE!

    Last week’s blog prompted some comments from friends on the importance of joining the bone marrow registry. So I thought I would take a few moments to share some important facts that I found on the BE THE MATCH website www.marrow.org, which I believe you will find most interesting:) HERE ARE THE FACTS: […]

Thank you Robin Roberts!

Last night I watched the ABC Special on Robin Roberts. In case you don’t know who she is, Robin is a delightful and brilliant TV anchor for Good Morning America. She also is someone I have been following through the media since she was first diagnosed with cancer. Robin is a two time cancer survivor […]

Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fundraiser

Why am I writing about Breast Cancer? Doesn’t this website focus on pediatric, adolescent and young adult cancers? Yes, it does. In case you didn’t already know, Breast Cancer in Young Adult Women can be very lethal. According to National Cancer Institute “women ages 15 to 34 and 35 to 54 die more frequently from […]