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June Newsletter 2018

June is National Cancer Survivor Month! National Cancer Survivors Month is an annual celebration of life held in June. It inspires and supports survivors of cancer, including childhood cancer. There is much to celebrate––cure rates for many childhood cancers have dramatically increased. As a result, almost half a million children, teens, and adults living in... Read more »

June 25, 2018

April Newsletter 2018

Last Chance for Lowest Prices Ever! A generous donor wants to get our new leukemia book into the hands of every parent of a child with leukemia in the United States. To accomplish this goal, the donor is underwriting a huge sale on our new book, Childhood Leukemia, as well as our other four titles.... Read more »

April 27, 2018

March Newsletter 2018

Biggest Sale Ever! A generous donor wants to get our new leukemia book into the hands of every parent of a child with leukemia in the United States. To accomplish this goal, the donor is underwriting a huge sale of our new book, Childhood Leukemia, as well as our other four titles. Please tell your... Read more »

March 23, 2018

February Newsletter 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! This Valentine’s Day we’d like to recognize survivors who are doing all sorts of incredible things with their lives, despite the difficulties so many deal with every day. Happy Valentine’s Day survivors! Survivor Goes to the Winter Olympics Bryan Fletcher, a 2014 Olympian and childhood cancer survivor, and his brother Taylor, will... Read more »

February 12, 2018

January Newsletter 2018

Special Scholarship Issue! It’s that time of year again, when high school seniors feverishly apply to colleges and seek scholarships to help finance their education. For survivors of childhood cancer, many scholarships are available and it’s time to apply. This special issue describes several national organizations that grant scholarships, plus a few lists of websites... Read more »

January 17, 2018

December Newsletter 2017

Childhood Cancer Survivors in Rose Parade! Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company will sponsor a float in the Rose Parade called “Letting Kids Be Kids” focused on the belief that every child deserves a life of laughter, adventure, and fun. The float depicts a summer camp and features several childhood cancer survivors. The Rose Parade will air... Read more »

December 18, 2017

November Newsletter 2017

Hope Portal! A wonderful new resource for families is now live. The Hope Portal lets users customize their search (e.g., by disease, geographic location, need) to easily find reliable childhood cancer-related assistance and information. The portal is a collaboration among the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer, the Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses, the Association... Read more »

November 16, 2017

October Newsletter 2017

Imaginary Friend Society! The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation developed several cool short films that explain treatment to kids with brain tumors and other types of cancer. These kid-friendly films cover cancer, chemotherapy, MRIs, blood transfusion, radiation, feelings, and other important topics. Check them out here. Meet Author Anne Spurgeon Anne Spurgeon is the lead author... Read more »

October 24, 2017

September Newsletter 2017

Thank You (Twice) Jimmy Kimmel! During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Jimmy Kimmel and his family donated an auction item that raised $200,000 for childhood cancer research. In addition, he used his status to publicly discuss some of the elements of the proposed Senate healthcare bill that would affect insurance for children with preexisting conditions. That... Read more »

September 28, 2017

August Newsletter 2017

CureFest! CureFest for Childhood Cancer will be held in Washington DC on September 16 and 17. It’s mission is to make childhood cancer research a national priority by uniting the childhood cancer community, the general public, the medical community, and our elected leaders as one voice against childhood cancer. The event features a family-friendly atmosphere... Read more »

August 25, 2017

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