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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

July Newsletter 2017

Flashes of Hope! Founded in 2001 by the parents of a child with cancer, Flashes of Hope is a volunteer-driven organization solely focused on children's cancer. With chapters in 55 cities, they photograph more than 50% of the children diagnosed every year in the United States. Since its founding in 2001, they have photographed 62,212 children... Read more »

July 31, 2017

June Newsletter 2017

CCG Huge Summer Sale! Childhood Cancer Guides is offering all five books at a steep discount in our annual summer sale. The more you buy, the bigger the savings! If you buy one book, you’ll get 20% off and if you buy two, you’ll get 30% off. » Click here to order Even better, if... Read more »

June 21, 2017

May Newsletter 2017

CureFest for Childhood Cancer. Join thousands of families this September 16 and 17 in Washington DC. CureFest’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. The event includes a rally, 3-mile walk, a festival, and a moving... Read more »

May 18, 2017

April Newsletter 2017

Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative. This initiative, a program of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, offers free genomic analysis to any child who has participated in clinical trials and has run out of treatment options for his/her cancer. By using genomic analysis, Treehouse offers options for those children who previously had none. In the past three years,... Read more »

April 27, 2017

March Newsletter 2017

Survivor Works as Nurse Where She Was Treated. When she was 16, Rachel Barclay was diagnosed with leukemia and treated with chemo, radiation, and a bone marrow transplant at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. A few months ago, after graduating from college with a nursing degree, she returned there to work as a... Read more »

March 30, 2017

February Newsletter 2017

Trips and Treks Issue! Many of us are snowed in this February, so it’s fun to think of travel. This edition of our newsletter focuses on trips and treks for cancer survivors of all ages. Hope you find something that works for you. Bon voyage! River Discovery River Discovery’s unique adventure programs offer youth, teens,... Read more »

February 16, 2017

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