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    54 min ago | MIPrepZone

    ... help they get with gas, groceries and more from the Fairy Godmother Project, which assists families facing pediatric cancer. The two parents, who both work for government agencies, are thankful they have good insurance, and that their superiors have ...

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  2. Superbubz's dad finds Votto home run ball for memorial wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... off his back to his son, Walter "Superbubz" Herbert, 6. Just over a month later, Superbubz would succumb to pediatric cancer after touching the community's heart with his brave two-year battle. His father has been looking for the ball to complete a ...

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  3. Syracuse Crunch players show off their flair in painting Christmas ornamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    ... pstate University Hospital. The initiative created by former Crunch captain Mike Angelidis raises money for pediatric cancer research at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital and help improve the odds for children with cancer.

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  4. Many MDs Reluctant to Prescribe Cannabis for Kids with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | PsychCentral

    Doctors who care for pediatric cancer patients receive frequent requests for medical marijuana to help relieve children's pain, nausea, lack of appetite, depression , and anxiety . But how often is cannabis actually prescribed in these cases? In a new study based on survey responses from 288 interdisciplinary providers in Illinois, Massachusetts, and Washington, researchers found that 92 percent of providers are willing to help children with cancer access medical marijuana.

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  5. Most doctors would allow medical marijuana for children with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | SFGate

    ... nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers and registered nurses from three pediatric cancer centers throughout the U.S.: the Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie ...

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  6. Fennec Announces Closing of Public OfferingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the development of PEDMARKa ) for the prevention of platinum-induced ototoxicity from cisplatin in pediatric cancer patients, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,352,950 common shares at a public offering price of $8.50 per share. In addition, Fennec issued an additional 135,670 common shares in connection with the partial exercise of the underwriters' over-allotment option.

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  7. Alliance Homecare Partners with Beau the Rescue to Launch Pet Therapy ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | PRWeb

    ... commitments in addition to Alliance Homecare clients, servicing persons living with HIV/AIDS, children with pediatric cancer and persons with disabilities. Pet therapy, also known as animal assisted therapy, has been shown to have physical, ...

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  8. Pediatric Cancer Providers Give Medical Marijuana a Cautious Thumbs-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Health News Digest

    New Haven, Conn. - New research by Yale Cancer Center researchers shows a majority of pediatric cancer providers endorse the potential use of medical marijuana for children with advanced cancer, although providers who are legally eligible to certify its use are more cautious than those who aren't.

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  9. Glenview swim club holds relay for pediatric cancer research: 'We are honoring his spirit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Chicago Tribune

    ... of Power events. The fund also supports Ted Mullin Scholars, which supports college students assisting with pediatric cancer research at the University of Chicago during the summer, Henry said. Teams that participate can raise money in a number of ...

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  10. Loxo Oncology Announces Updated Larotrectinib Pediatric Clinical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Drugs.com

    Loxo Oncology, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, today announced updated clinical data from the larotrectinib pediatric Phase 1 SCOUT clinical trial. These data are being presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference on Pediatric Cancer Research in Atlanta.

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  11. St. Baldrick's cancer research money going to Upstate for children's cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Post-Standard

    This year a Syracuse pub, Kitty Hoynes , raised the most in the country for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, which funds pediatric cancer research. The pub has raised $540,831 so far for St. Baldrick's , a national foundation that pulls in $40 million annually.

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  12. 'North Pole Express' braves snow to bring holiday cheer to ill childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | NJ.com

    ... and volunteers had created a North Pole-themed holiday party for families served by the Bethlehem-based Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley Inc. "It was like a rollercoaster ride," Gregory said of the flight. He'd been on a plane once ...

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  13. His teen daughter died of cancer. Then 'Tattoo Tom' Mitchell discovered his 'why' in life.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Powhatan Today

    ... Park in Clifton, Virginia, in 2015. Tom created a nonprofit to support families who are dealing with pediatric cancer after his own teenage daughter Shayla died of cancer several years ago. Tom Mitchell poses playfully on the roof of his car before ...

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  14. Triumph over Kid Cancer brings area teens together for holiday workshop. Read Story Jordan PrattRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | KIII

    ... cancer. Ragan's dream continues to live on as his organization has already raised more than $3 million for pediatric cancer research. Have an idea for a story? Send news tips to [email protected] , and visit us on Facebook , Twitter, and Instagram !

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  15. Carbone Cancer Center hopes to raise $50K for pediatric cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Channel3000

    Members of the ELB want to use the money to purchase a new piece of equipment for doctors that will ease treatments for children with leukemia. The machine would be used in part with a clinical trial the Center is involved in called CAR-T therapy.

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  16. Annual Toy Drive starts at Nationwide Children'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | News Herald

    ... Santos Foundation also gave $30,000 to Nationwide to honor the life of their daughter and to help promote pediatric cancer research. "We are very grateful to the Isabella Santos Foundation for their generosity and dedication to supporting the ...

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  17. Dianne Michael Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Drive to Support Pediatric Cancer PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    ... powered referral system to help generate donations for Dragonfly, a local nonprofit that works with pediatric cancer patients and their families. "Dragonfly helps shoulder the burden of hardship on local families and shines a ray of light and hope ...

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  18. Tom Mitchell poses playfully on the roof of his car before the reveal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | News Times

    ... Regional Park in Clifton, Va. in 2015. Tom created a nonprofit to support families who are dealing with pediatric cancer after his own teenage daughter Shayla died of cancer several years ago. less "Tattoo Tom" Mitchell after a practice jog at the ...

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  19. Fennec Announces Pricing of Public OfferingRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the development of PEDMARKTM ) for the prevention of platinum-induced ototoxicity from cisplatin in pediatric cancer patients, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 2,352,950 common shares at a public offering price of $8.50 per share. In addition, Fennec has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 352,942 common shares.

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  20. Gift Colorfully: 10 holiday gifts everyone on your list will appreciateRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Mashable

    ... and styles, and they donate fifty percent of their profits to nonprofit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer. To date, Love Your Melon has donated more than $2.8 million and 120,000 hats. Choose this as your holiday gift and feel confident ...

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