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Analyzing the International Cancer Research Portfolio (ICRP)

On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, CAC2 hosted an All-Member webinar featuring guest panelist Lynne Davies discussing, exploring, and explaining: Analyzing the International Cancer Research Portfolio (ICRP). To view and hear this presentation, click here:...

G-CSF, Cancer Stem Cells and Relapsed Neuroblastoma: A New Study Opens Up Questions and Opportunities

During our May All-Member and Community webinar, our guest presenter, Dr. Jason Shohet addressed the findings of a new study, “G-CSF Promotes Neuroblastoma Tumorigenicity and Metastasis via STAT3-dependent Cancer Stem Cell Activation” published...

The CAC2 Annual Summit and Membership Meeting

Speaker Information and Meeting Details Please join us for our Annual Summit and Membership Meeting! Welcome Reception 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening June 16, 2015 City Club of Washington, DC 555 13th Street, NW Columbia Square Washington, DC 20004 202.347.0818...

Incorporating Genomics into Pediatric Cancer Trials

During our March All-Member and Community webinar, our guests discussed the findings and outcomes of the February NCI scientific workshop dedicated to childhood cancer genomics.  To view and hear this presentation: Incorporating Genomics into Pediatric...

Advancing the Quality of Life: Strategic Agenda for Childhood Cancer Through Innovation, Ingenuity, and Advocacy

During our February All-Member webinar our guest, Rebecca Kirch, Director of Quality of Life and Survivorship for the American Cancer Society, discussed and answered questions about the quality of life strategic agenda and its specific relevance for childhood...

PLEASE REGISTER–CAC2 All-Member Call, Tuesday, February 24–Advancing Quality of Life

Please join the February All-Member webinar where our guest, Rebecca Kirch will discuss and answer questions about the upcoming Institute of Medicine March (March 9 & 10) workshop on comprehensive childhood cancer care:   Advancing the Quality of...

Dr. Jeffrey Skolnik–Basics of Pediatric Drug Development–Slide Deck and Presentation Audio

On Wednesday, November 12, CAC2 had the privilege of hosting Jeffrey Skolnik, MD US Medical Affairs Leader, Oncology GlaxoSmithKline Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as he presented our November All-Member webinar about the industry...

Pediatric Cancer: Major Advances, Major Challenges – Notes from the 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Caucus

The Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus Presents Pediatric Cancer: Major Advances, Major Challenges 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Caucus Friday, September 19, 2014 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Congressional Auditorium, US Capitol Visitors Center Co-Chairs: Congressman...

Lynne Davies–ICRP Funded Research Data Base Project–Slide Deck

The August All-Member call was dedicated to learning more about the International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP) Database, of which CAC2 will soon be a part.  The ICRP houses over 63,000 research projects that are uniformly coded and have a searchable...

CAC2 Update–May/June 2014

Greeting CAC2 Members,   I hope everyone is excited about our upcoming chance to get together.  I continue to be amazed by the great work we are doing together, and the length of this email is a testimony to the progress we are making on many fronts....

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