Assorted News from the Last Week:
Recent improvements to the CCDI Molecular Targets Platform (MTP) include new and updated sequencing data and upgraded features, such as enhanced gene expression graphs for childhood cancer data. Find the MTP and other CCDI applications in the CCDI Hub.
Ahead of his discharge, Pope Francis made a surprise return visit to Gemelli Hospital’s Paediatric Oncology and Child Neurosurgery Ward on the tenth floor of the Gemelli Hospital.
Upcoming Webinars, Online Opportunities, and Meetings:
Join us at the CAC2 2023 Annual Summit, presented by Day One Biopharmaceuticals! This year’s conference takes place from noon, Monday, June 19 through 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 21, 2023, in Atlanta, GA, at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Emory University. Click here for more information and to register.
Triage Cancer will present a webinar: Cancer & Disability Insurance on June 21, 2023, 11:30-1:00 ET. This webinar will explore potential disability insurance options for those that need to take time off work after a cancer diagnosis (including options for caregivers). Click here for more information and to register.
MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance FACTOR 2023 Conference brings together the leading osteosarcoma researchers and clinicians, along with patient families and OsteoWarriors (survivors, patients and siblings of OsteoWarriors and OsteoAngels) to Make It Better for those battling this disease. Click here for more information.
Give Kids the World Summer Road Trip! From June 17-26, GKTW visit 10 amusement parks and offer a day of fun for our incredible Alumni families for free. Summer Road Trip info can be found here: https://www.gktw.org/roadtrip/.
CCDI be demonstrating how to use the CCDI Hub and CCDI Childhood Cancer Data Catalog in a CCDI webinar on June 29 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. Learn more and register.
Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing is pleased to announce a 2-year festival series culminating in 2023 with the FV 60th anniversary. RMVR’s Race Against Kids’ Cancer (RAKC), will be at High Plains Raceway where these wonderful cars of all years and vintages are invited to gather to celebrate this class. Click for more information about Vintage Car Races for Fundraising.
Pediatric Cancer legislation needs your support. Learn more about how to support the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0, the Sawyer Finn ACT, and the Give Kids a Chance Act.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and partner institutions are now accepting applications for an online course on the registration of cancer in children. Click here for more information.
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- Remembering Alea Christine Ramsey – a young woman who touched many hearts.
- Global Call to Action: International Childhood Cancer Day Follow Up
- CAC2 Childhood Cancer Community News Digest (February 19-25)
- Community News–Childhood Cancer Advocates Support Successful 2024 Action Day!
- CAC2 Childhood Cancer Community News Digest (February 12-18)