News & Updates

CC Community News Digest (May 3-9)

Assorted news from the last week: Survivors of childhood cancers are at increased risk for prescription opioid misuse compared with their peers, a review of a claims database revealed. A panel of pediatric cancer specialists endorsed the first-ever consensus recommendations for end-of-life care for children with cancer and their families. […]

CC Community News Digest (April 26-May 2)

Assorted news from the last week: Thanks to a funding partnership among CAC2 Members, Spada Pediatric Sarcoma Foundation and Sam Day Foundation created the Ewing Sarcoma Research Fund with a starting corpus of $250,000 within the Beat Childhood Cancer Research Consortium. Cicadas and Chemo-Induced Hearing Loss Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation joins [...]

Liquid Biopsy for Early Cancer Detection in Patients with Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

In April's CAC2 All-Member Webinar, Dr. Brian D. Crompton (pediatric oncologist at Dana Farber/Boston Children's Hospital) and CAC2 Member Greg Harper (Living LFS) presented about the possibilities with emerging technology identifying circulating cancer cells with liquid biopsies, using Li-Fraumeni Syndrome as a case study. The presentation below described the investigation into a liquid biopsy for Li-Fraumeni [...]

CC Community News Digest (April 12-25)

Assorted news from the last week: A recent student from the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Study that indicates that sixty‐four percent of survivors reported worrying about subsequent malignancy, that 45% reported worrying about physical problems related to cancer, and that 33% reported worrying about relapse. This Journal of Clinical Oncology article [...]