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Tissue Donation: The critical but often overlooked piece of the research puzzle

We were pleased to invite CAC2 members, associate members, student members, and supporting organizations to our February CAC2 All-Member webinar.  Katie Gnatt from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and Ginny McLean from Swifty Foundation  welcomed...

Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium Overview

#ccdirocks trended on Twitter as participants at the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium shared the rocks they selected from among those painted by volunteers from the Dragon Master Foundation. “The rocks brought the children to the meeting,...

What Is Survivorship?

What is survivorship?  For anyone touched by childhood cancer, the word is intimate, emotional, and somewhat complicated. Whether you are a child in treatment or beyond, parent, friend, practitioner, or researcher, the word is familiar, personal, and...

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...

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. Philanthropy can play an critical role as a catalyst...

A Personalized Precision Approach to Therapy for Neuroblastoma

In this May’s All-Member and Community Webinar, Gavin Lindberg (The EVAN Foundation) hosted physician investigators from the New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy (NANT) clinical trials consortium who presented their work on defining genetic and...

The Blood-Brain Barrier: What If You Could Get Drugs Across?

In this January 2017  CAC2 All-Member webinar, we provided an opportunity to our members, associate members, student members, and supporting organizations to learn about emerging technology using ultrasound and microbubbles to deliver therapeutic agents...

The Canine-Kid Connection — SLIDE DECK

In this All-Member Webinar for November 2016, we provided an overview of the compelling case for studying and treating cancer in canine cancer patients – a model of spontaneously occurring disease – the underlying science, and its potential not...

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...

Epigenetics, Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics

In this CAC2 Research Interest Group monthly webinar, presented on April 13, 2016, we welcomed Dr. John Maris, Giulio D’Angio Endowed Professor of Pediatric Oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine...

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