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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...

The Blue Ribbon Panel Report and Pediatric Cancer

Earlier this year, as part of Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative, the White House established a Blue Ribbon Panel of experts to report on the current challenges and opportunities facing cancer research.  In this CAC2 Research Interest...

Three words I heard from my pediatric oncologist that still haunt me

This guest blog post comes to us from CAC2 Member Kayla Funk, a childhood cancer survivor who went on to found an organization called Open Hands Overflowing Hearts, which funds pediatric cancer research. Kayla and her organization will be attending the...

“Am I going to die?”–Reflections of a Survivor

I remember ‘that day’ like it was yesterday. The sun was shining on a beautiful spring day in Virginia as my mom and I sat quietly in a hospital room waiting for an oncologist to pay us a visit. I was admitted just days before for a series of lab...

CAC2 Members Reflections on the National Cancer Moonshot Summit

CAC2 member David Frazer (National Pediatric Cancer Foundation): “The Moonshot Summit was an event that gathered the principals within the oncology industry under the inspirational leadership of Vice President Biden.   In my opinion, all politics...

Updated! Summit and Annual Meeting Registration Open to CAC2 Members–New Hotel and Speaker Information

Register Now! The CAC2 Annual Membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 25, in conjunction with Childhood Cancer Action Days on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. with an opening reception on Tuesday evening, June 24. Our program will include:...

Curing Childhood Cancer–“My What If?”

Last fall, Amber Larkin stepped onto the stage for 18 minutes at the TEDx Orlando event in the Winter Garden Theater. Most of those in attendance had no idea that the contents of those 18 minutes would reshape the way they think about cancer forever....

Be A Voice for the Children

Tonight, 1/21, at 8 pm ET: Join forces with over 700 organizations and groups by helping launch the powerful short film, “Be a Voice for the Children.” Produced by the Emmy® Award-Winning team at The Truth 365, this 8-minute video features...

Advocates Conference Call

Come call-in to share and discuss bills, regulations, and regulatory efforts you are working on to benefit children with cancer, or call-in to hear what others are working on.     December 2, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 EST Conference call number: 712-432-0850...

From the Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus–Concerns about Daunorubicin Shortage

Link to Original on the Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus website Nov 12, 2013 Caucus Asks Questions about the Ongoing Shortage of Daunorubicin WASHINGTON, D.C. – Out of concern over the ongoing shortage of daunorubicin, an essential therapy in...

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