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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...

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,...

The Academic Impact of Childhood Cancer Treatment Side Effects

The Academic Impact of Childhood Cancer Treatment Side Effects “Your child has to be alive to experience side effects.”  It’s a statement commonly heard by parents reviewing treatment protocol for a child newly diagnosed with a pediatric cancer....

Spring All-Member Webinar

CAC2 Board Members presented on our organization’s recently updated strategic plan and a variety of other CAC2-related topics.  This webinar was designed to give our members a solid understanding of what we are doing, why we are doing it, and...

What Is Survivorship?

What is survivorship?  For anyone touched by childhood cancer, the word is intimate, emotional, and somewhat complicated. Whether you are a child in treatment or beyond, parent, friend, practitioner, or researcher, the word is familiar, personal, and...

Childhood Cancer Advocacy: National and International Voices and Action!

February’s All-Member Webinar was presented by presented by Ruth Hoffman, President of Childhood Cancer International and Danielle Leach, Co-Chair of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer: Childhood Cancer Advocacy: National and International Voices...

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