Government regulations and controls hinder discovery, treatment, and affordability
The mission of the Bridge to a Cure Foundation is to increase the pace and success of pediatric cancer research. In order to do that, we need to remove barriers to finding cures and effective treatments. In this blog we will look […]
The Mission of the Bridge to a Cure Foundation is to increase the pace and success of pediatric cancer research. Building a robust national database is essential to making that happen. But it won’t happen without creating an environment of collaboration within and across research institutions.
Young lives are lost daily because we’ve put blinders on research;
a National Pediatric Database will break down silos and shine light on finding cures
The cures for pediatric cancer and other terminal and chronic diseases are out there waiting to be discovered. Do we have the vision to find […]
So why aren’t we seeing breakthroughs in the cure for pediatric cancer?
Technology has made it clear that the collection and analysis of information is our most valuable tool for achieving scientific breakthroughs. Computers today can collect and store billions of sheets of information from millions of sources, analyze millions of […]
Big Data in the fight on terrorism provides a blueprint for how we should be battling pediatric cancer
Data plays a growing role in the race to stop terrorist attacks before they claim innocent lives. We need to harness the same power to fight a different kind of […]
Building a robust national database is crucial to energize breakthroughs
against cancer and other childhood afflictions
Last month President Donald Trump surprised advocates for cancer patients by proposing to spend $500 million over 10 years on pediatric cancer research, starting in 2020 with a focus on sharing patient data. Bridge […]
As Brain Tumor Awareness Month comes to an end, we are reminded that we must continue our fight to find a cure.
For the families of the approximately 4,600 children who will learn they have a brain tumor this year, a diagnosis will lead to many questions and endless Internet searches […]