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Month: October 2011

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GVHD SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULED NOVEMBER 4TH

JUST A REMINDER THAT THE GVHD SYMPOSIUM FOR PROFESSIONALS, SURVIVORS AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 4TH, 2011. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT THE LATEST GVHD RESEARCH! PLEASE SEE PREVIOUS POST AND EVENTS CALENDAR FOR MORE INFORMATION!! SEE YOU ON THE 4TH!

Creating Hope Act of 2011: Tell your representative!!!

  Congressional Legislation Details Title as Introduced: Creating Hope Act of 2011 – A bill to expand and strengthen the FDA's priority review voucher incentive program relating to rare childhood diseases, including cancer   Bill Number: S.606   Description: The Creating Hope Act has bipartisan support and does not require taxpayer funding. In the past 20…
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Reflections on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

On March 6, 2006 our 15 year old son Steven was diagnosed with Stage Four Osteosarcoma. My husband and I were welcomed into a world that is a parent’s worst nightmare.  Being told that our lives were never going to be the same is an understatement. Since that initial diagnosis we witnessed our son struggle…
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Research Update: Pediatric Treatment Approach has better results for AYA’s with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

In a article published in Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology researchers have reported that AYA’s (adolescents and young adults) with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) have had better responses to pediatric oncology treatment vs. adult oncology treatment. For a complete description of the study and findings read the attached article. Pediatric Treatment Approach to Improve…
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