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Collaboration and progress: How Target Pediatric AML facilitated LLS PedAL – a global master trial in acute leukemia

We were pleased to invite CAC2 members, associate members, student members, supporting organizations to our October CAC2 All-member webinar.  We hosted We hosted TpAML co-founder/advocate Julie Guillot and Dr. Gwen Nichols, Chief Medical Officer, Leukemia...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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