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Category: Professionalism

Critical Mass Research Poster Awardees

Each year Critical Mass:YA Cancer Alliance, holds an important conference bringing together stakeholders in the field of YA Cancer. Researchers, doctors, nurses, non-profit administrators, survivors and caregivers come together to learn from each other. This year the conference was held in Chicago. As a Critical Mass partner, and strong advocate for YA Cancer Research, our…
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EVIDENCED BASED CARE FOR AYA’S – AMELIA BAFFA

CONGRATULATIONS TO AMELIA BAFFA, CLINICAL ONCOLOGY NURSE, AYA PATIENT NAVIGATOR AT RAINBOW, BABIES & CHILDRENS’ HOSPITAL AND SEIDMAN CANCER CENTER FOR HER CONTINUED EFFORTS TO IMPROVE CARE TO ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULT CANCER PATIENTS, AMELIA RESEARCH POSTER WAS PRESENTED AT THE ACADEMY OF ONCOLOGY NURSE NAVIGATOR CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA LAST WEEK. OVER 700 ONCOLOGY…
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Research! Research! Research! = $$$$$$

This blog reviews the recently passed Kids First Research Act of 2013 and the impact of limited research dollars on places like Huang lab.   The Kids First Research Act of 2013 (H.R. 2019) Description: The presidential candidates do not use the funds set aside from the income tax option because they find it to…
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Cleveland Hosted Critical Mass : SGAYA Fund Awards Six Researchers!!!

The Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund participated in the Critical Mass: YA Cancer Alliance conference last week. The Critical Mass Conference was held here in Cleveland, Ohio at the Renaissance Hotel. All the participants were pleased and impressed by our fine city…and frankly Cleveland you should give yourselves a pat on the back!!! Yes…
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Our Research Dollars In Action – Update From Grant Recipient Dr. David Askew

Dear Friends, We are gratified to provide an update from Grant Recipient Dr. David Askew (Research Accomplishments for 2012-2013).  Dr. Askew is a member of the Huang Lab at Case Medical School (http://www.huanglab.com/ ). Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult  (PAYA) Cancer Research is costly and very time consuming. A dedicated PAYA Cancer Researcher, like Dr. Askew, often…
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Thoughts from the Cowden Foundation GVHD Symposium

  Last Friday I attended the Cowden Foundation GVHD Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio.  Oncology Researchers, Physicians, Nurses, Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors and Caregivers/Families participated in this highly informative event. Both professionals and lay people sat together and learned about the most current research in the field of Graft Vs. Host Disease (GVHD), a sometimes life…
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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…
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