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Understanding and enhancing the role of children with cancer and their parents in pediatric oncology drug development

This month’s webinar was presented by Stacy Crane, Predoctoral Fellow at Indiana University School of Nursing.  She described the experience of participating in a Phase I clinical trial from the perspective of the parents of children battling...

Pediatric Cancer Advocacy Success and Plans for Childhood Cancer Action Days

Let’s Get Geared Up for Action Day!   In our April CAC2 All-Member webinar, Danielle Leach, Co-Chair of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer presented information about the status of the STAR Act which passed through the Senate last month and about...

March All-Member Webinar

In March the CAC2 Board presented the March All-Member Webinar which included updates on CAC2-related topics including: Plans for the 2018 Annual Summit Program in Seattle Financial Update for CAC2 Organization Update on the Hope Portal 2018 Board...

How Patient Driven Philanthropy is Driving Collaboration and Progress

In February’s All-Member webinar, CAC2 members Joanne Salcido (Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation) hosted Kristin Schneeman, Director of Programs at FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute (http://www.milkeninstitute.org/about/our-team/view/61)....

Germline Predisposition to Pediatric Cancer: It’s More Common Than You Think

In December’s All-Member webinar, CAC2 members Ginger Diamond (Childhood Cancer Awareness Group of Coffee County) and Joanne Salcido (Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation) hosted Dr. Sharon Plon from the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s...

The Role of the IRB in Clinical Trials: What Patients and Families Need to Know

In this month’s All-Member webinar, Joanne Salcido of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation introduced and hosted Dr. Marjorie Speers of the WCG Foundation.  The slide deck from the presentation is linked below. The Role of the IRB in Clinical...

A Personalized Precision Approach to Therapy for Neuroblastoma

In this May’s All-Member and Community Webinar, Gavin Lindberg (The EVAN Foundation) hosted physician investigators from the New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy (NANT) clinical trials consortium who presented their work on defining genetic and...

The Blood-Brain Barrier: What If You Could Get Drugs Across?

In this January 2017  CAC2 All-Member webinar, we provided an opportunity to our members, associate members, student members, and supporting organizations to learn about emerging technology using ultrasound and microbubbles to deliver therapeutic agents...

An Individualized Approach Requires Collaborative Efforts

The Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) held its first pediatric cancer research conference entitled From Bench to Bedside and Beyond to connect childhood cancer advocates, research funders, clinicians, and scientists from academia and industry....

Triage Cancer

TRIAGE CANCER: verb. \trē-ˈäzh,ˈkansər\ the assigning of priority order to projects on the basis of where time, funds, and other resources can be best used, are most needed, or are most likely to achieve success in navigating cancer survivorship...

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