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The 4 C’s of the Holiday Season: Chess, Competition, Comaradery, Charity

By C. Davis Buenger Can blitz improve your chess? Maybe yes, maybe no.  Can playing blitz could change the world?  Team Berlin thinks so! Last month, Team Berlin, an adult chess team in Ohio took up a challenge I suggested to play a three-week holiday...

Accelerating Drug Development for Children and Adolescents with Cancer

We were pleased to invite CAC2 members, associate members, student members, supporting organizations to our December CAC2 All-member webinar where Susan Weiner (Children’s Cancer Cause) hosted Dr. Gilles Vassal, chair of ACCELERATE, an international...

Special Community Webinar: Vincristine Drug Shortage Update

We were pleased to join with the Alliance for Childhood Cancer to invite members of the two coalitions and the wider community this Community webinar presented by Dr. Peter Adamson, Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group.  Dr. Adamson shared information...

Collaboration and progress: How Target Pediatric AML facilitated LLS PedAL – a global master trial in acute leukemia

We were pleased to invite CAC2 members, associate members, student members, supporting organizations to our October CAC2 All-member webinar.  We hosted TpAML co-founder/advocate Julie Guillot and Dr. Gwen Nichols, Chief Medical Officer, Leukemia &...

FundingMatch.com – CAC2’s searchable website to match like-minded organizations

In celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we hosted Melisse Skelton (CureSearch) and Oscar Ortiz (SebastianStrong) who used the occasion of our September CAC2 All-member webinar to explain the latest project that is developing in the CAC2...

Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium Overview

#ccdirocks trended on Twitter as participants at the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium shared the rocks they selected from among those painted by volunteers from the Dragon Master Foundation. “The rocks brought the children to the meeting,...

Gratitude and Challenge Co-Exist In Childhood Cancer Survivorship

The day that a child completes treatment brings a special kind of glory. Some hospitals even have huge bells to ring to signify the occasion. Regardless of the symbolic gesture, a parent’s spirit hears trumpets sound, now beaming where darkness and...

Childhood Cancer and Bullying – It’s More Common, and Has Greater Impact, Than You Think

My introduction to childhood cancer and bullying was in 1999 on a neuroblastoma listserve with ACOR (American Cancer Online Resources), the way parents and specialists congregated together before the explosion of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter,...

Bright IDEAS for Everyday Living

Our May CAC2 All-member webinar hosted Dr. Robert B. Noll, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Noll introduced and explained the Bright IDEAS problem solving technique for families...

Data Sharing in the Digital Age

Our April CAC2 All-member webinar was hosted by Amanda Haddock (Dragon Master Foundation) who welcomed and introduced fellow CAC2 member Dr. Warren Kibbe, Chief of Translational Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics,...

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