We have included links here to documents and some PAC2 material. If you would like to share articles please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAC2 Commentary- PAC2 has prepared editorials looking at various issues surrounding the challenges in the childhood cancer world. Highlights include:
Reports on Advocacy and Research
Survivorship - Pyschological
Survivorship - General
Facts and Figures
Citizens Briefing Book - PAC2's Question to President Obama - In December 2008 PAC2 mobilized the childhood cancer community to seek support for increased funding for childhood cancer during the Obama transition. Over 125,000 people submitted questions to the President, and over 1.4 million votes were cast. Our position finished in the Top 5 of ALL Health Care concerns through YOUR efforts. It is shown on Page 16. The Briefing Book was presented to President Obama by Tom Daschle, Secretary Health and Human Services.
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Solving Kid's Cancer Podcasts
Solving Kid's Cancer was created not as a conventional charity but as a nonprofit enterprise that funds and manages a new model in therapeutic development for pediatric cancer. They have conducted a series of interviews with doctors and researchers and we have linked them here at PAC2 for your listening pleasure. Click here to visit the page.
NMTRC 2011 Symposium
The Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC) is a group of 11 universities and childrens hospitals that offer a nationwide network of childhood cancer clinical trials. These trials are based on the research from a group of closely collaborating investigators who are linked with laboratory programs developing novel therapies for high-risk neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma. The 2011 NMTRC Symposium on June 23 - 24 at Van Andel Institute featured presentations by international experts, families and advocates, and addressed all aspects of neuroblastoma, from biology of the disease to research in targeted new therapeutics and treatment. You can view the presentations here.
CHOP - Pediatric Cancer Summit 2011
The Pediatric Cancer Summit at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia gave childhood cancer advocacy and community fundraising groups and members of the media the opportunity to listen to five of CHOP’s scientific experts discuss their work. Attendees had a unique opportunity to ask questions of the very people who split their time between treating patients in CHOP’s Cancer Center and working in the state-of-the-art labs housed in CHOP’s Colket Translational Research Building. Visit Pediatric Cancer Summit to learn more.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has launched a freely available website for published research results from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP).