Research Spotlight

Psychosocial Standards of Care for Children with Cancer and Their Families

In this All-Member webinar for December 2015, CAC2 welcomed presenters: Dr. Lori Wiener–Co-director of the Behavioral Science Core and Head of the Psychosocial Support and Research Program at the pediatric oncology branch of the National Cancer...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dr. Peter Adamson Reports on Project EveryChild–Member Call, March 20

 CAC2 hosted its monthly all-member webinar on Thursday, March 20 at noon-1:00 ET. Dr. Peter Adamson provided an overview and update of the Children’s Oncology Group’s Project EveryChild. Dr. Adamson’s Project EveryChild slide deck:...

Successful Collaboration: Leveraging an Established Grant Review Process

This collaborative research effort was due to childhood cancer groups coming together as part of CAC2. When the founders of Florida-based I Care I Cure Childhood Cancer Foundation approached Jay and Liz Scott of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation at one...

Complete Remission Induced By Dendritic Cell Vaccine For Relapsed Neuroblastoma Patient

This collaborative research effort was due to childhood cancer groups coming together as part of CAC2. One year after his last treatment, a six-year-old boy with recurrent neuroblastoma is in complete remission for his high-risk metastatic cancer. Doctors...

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