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Childhood Cancer STAR Act Introduced to Advance Pediatric Cancer Research

In an effort to help thousands of children who undergo cancer treatment each year, U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research) Act.  This bipartisan legislation will advance Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Angel S

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Angels fought a hard 5 year 3 month battle with Neroblastoma and always with a smile and his mother Sonia by his side. He inspired so many who followed him on his Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Dezma B

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Dezma was 10 years old when she ran her first 3k for Texas Children’s Hospital.  Little did she know only a week later, she would be diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Zoe H.

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Zoe was diagnosed with b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia on February 13th, 2015. We spent 11 day in the hospital. During that time Zoe recieved a port, spinal, bone marrow and several chemo Read more ›


Comprehensive Cancer Care for Children and Their Families – FREE Download

Comprehensive Cancer Care for Children and Their Families: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine and the American Cancer Society (2015) Authors Sharyl J. Nass and Margie Patlak, Rapporteurs; National Cancer Policy Forum; Board on Health Care Read more ›


Children Diagnosed with Cancer: Understanding the Healthcare System

Understanding the Healthcare System          For a young child, just a routine check-up or basic blood test can be absolutely terrifying.  But when a child is suddenly diagnosed with cancer and facing extended hospital stays and complicated Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Ryley H

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Ryley’s cousin Regin was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma. He decided one day to stand on the sidewalk outside our house with a sign that said cancer sucks donate. With in an hour he Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Konnor J

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Konnor was diagnosed with Stage 3 neuroblastoma at just 3 months old in sept 09. Before his first surgery he went completely paralyzed from the waist down. Through chemo, multiple surgeries and Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Vincent B

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Vincent was diagnosed with Bilateral Retinoblastoma on December 22, 2014 at only 2 months old. He had his Broviac port placed in his chest on December 24, 2014. He has endured 6 Read more ›


Gold Ribbon Hero Layla A

“Reason this person is a Gold Ribbon Hero: Layla Alvarez is my warrior granddaughter She is 4 years old and she has been diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia or (ALL). She is on chemotherapy which makes her feel tired. Sometimes Read more ›


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