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MyPART:   My Pediatric and Adult Rare Tumors Network for Patient Engagement  in Rare Solid Tumors Research

December’s All-Member Webinar was presented by Dr. Karlyne Reilly, Director of the Center for Cancer Research Rare Tumor Initiative at the National Cancer Institute. Viewing Link: MyPART:   My Pediatric and Adult Rare Tumors Network for Patient...

Functional and Social Independence in Adult Survivors of Pediatric Brain Tumors

October’s All-Member webinar was presented by Tara Brinkman, PhD, Assistant Member in the Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control and Psychology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   Viewing Link: Functional and Social Independence...

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...

Why Gene Therapy is No Longer a Pipe Dream

CAC2 Curated Document Library CAC2 members who are also professionals in the field of childhood cancer research find and curate important work and provide pointers and explanations for our general membership. Laurie Orloski, PharmD, found and curated...

Oncohistones

CAC2 Curated Document Library CAC2 members who are also professionals in the field of cancer research find and curate important work and provide pointers and explanations for our general membership. Raquel Sitcheran, PhD found and curated the three articles...

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...

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