Posts tagged DIPG
May : Brain Tumor Awareness & Melanoma Awareness

BRAIN TUMOR AWARENESS MONTH: Brain tumors are the second most common type of childhood cancer (after leukemia) and the leading cause of cancer deaths among children and adolescents. Today, 3 out of every 10 childhood cancer deaths are caused by brain cancer.

MELANOMA RISK FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS: A recent study noted that childhood cancer survivors who had lived five or more years from their primary malignancy are at an increased risk of developing skin cancer compared with the general population.

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A Congress in Transition: Updates from Washington

We are busy following the final days of the 115th Congress — and also preparing for the new Congress, which begins on January 3rd. There’s a lot of behind-the-scenes maneuvering happening in Washington right now, as new leaders and committee chairs are selected. And there’s literal maneuvering as office spaces transition to make way for incoming occupants.

We know everyone is so busy in December but we wanted to share a couple of ways that you can help make a difference with some easy advocacy this holiday season:

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Summer News Round-Up

We've seen a lot of really interesting headlines cross our desks in just the past week or so and wanted to share some of these with you in one place for easy digestion:

- "Some adult survivors of childhood cancer unconcerned about health"

- "Up to half of childhood cancer survivors will develop hormone disorders"

-"Meet Lola, a Girl Who Gave Her Final Days to Science"

-”Where childhood cancer hits hardest”

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