The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recorded a listening session on May 27, 2020 for patient advocates to learn more about cancer clinical trials during COVID-19. The session is about 45 minutes, with the pediatric questions at about minute 25.5, minute […]
We are proud to share the #WhatCanIDo? Covid19 awareness graphic co-developed and promoted across the childhood cancer community by CAC2 members Be Strong, Fight On!, B+ Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Momcology.
CAC2 Members Greg Aune, Max Cure Foundation, and Solving Kids Cancer helped to bring answers to a community in turmoil over the Covid 19 crisis by co-promoting each others’ webinars to get information into more people’s hands: Dr. Gregory Aune “COVID-19: Addressing Family Concerns for Children with Cancer and Survivors” […]
CAC2 Members Sophia’s Fund, Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation, and Max Cure Foundation joined together in December to help a grieving single-mother following the death of her son who battled Choroid Plexus Carcinoma for six years. We always appreciate when our members join together and take the extra steps […]
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 facing the stress of diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. This presentation reviewed the history of efforts to […]
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. Rare tumors pose unique challenges for patients, their families, and the researchers working to develop new therapies. In this webinar Dr. Reilly reviewed these specific challenges and how […]
October’s All-Member webinar was presented by Tara Brinkman, PhD, Assistant Member in the Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control and Psychology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Brinkman’s recent, first-of-its- kind study sheds light on the degree of achievement of independence by survivors of pediatric brain tumors. Her talk highlighted the prevalence of independence […]
This month’s webinar was presented by Stacy Crane, Predoctoral Fellow at Indiana University School of Nursing. She described the experience of participating in a Phase I clinical trial from the perspective of the parents of children battling cancer. While overall, parents do not regret their child participating in a phase I clinical trial […]