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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...

Basics of a Clinical Trial in Pediatrics: A Sponsor’s Perspective

In this All-Member and all-community webinar for August 2016, CAC2 welcomes Drs. Michael Trigg, Brigid Bradley-Garelik, and Greg Plautz from Bristol-Myers Squib, speaking on the clinical trial process. Basics of a Clinical Trial in Pediatrics: A Sponsor’s...

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...

STAR Act Co-Sponsor Map

Thanks to the many-faceted efforts in the childhood cancer community, the STAR Act has reached a tipping point (173 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives as of March 3, 2016).  This is an important milestone in moving the bill through the legislative...

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...

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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