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Breaking down barriers, bridging to a cure

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 [...]

By |2018-08-15T16:32:48+00:00May 29th, 2018|

Seize the Potential of Collaborative Data to Help Kids

As we continue to push for a universal database of information on pediatric cancers and other childhood diseases and disorders, we see tremendous value in this approach for fighting other conditions that strike in childhood, such as autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). children and adolescents [...]

By |2018-03-14T14:48:33+00:00March 15th, 2018|

Putting the Pieces Together for the Fight Against Cancer

Private enterprise, medicine, science, and government are all moving in the right direction. When will they start pulling together? The Bridge to a Cure Foundation exists to tear down the deadly barriers that impede the timely development of effective treatments and cures for cancer. Number one on that [...]

By |2018-02-12T17:22:52+00:00February 15th, 2018|

5 Deadly Barriers to Curing Cancer

Remember the “Cancer Moonshot” that former Vice President Joe Biden launched? It’s now called “Cancer Breakthroughs 2020,” and aims to find vaccine-based immunotherapies against cancer. More than 50 leading cancer doctors recently released a report recommending 13 priority areas to speed up the process. The priorities include worthy [...]

By |2017-11-30T16:43:26+00:00December 1st, 2017|

3 Barriers to Improving Cancer Research

What’s preventing our great medical minds from developing effective cancer treatments? What all successful organizations have in common that is missing in medical research is the following: 1. Access to information. 2. Fast, reliable product development processes. 3. A culture of collaboration.

By |2017-11-22T16:42:53+00:00November 1st, 2017|

Sustaining Life to Save Lives: We Can Help Kids Live Longer

As a grandparent, I’m always trying to think of new ways to connect with my grandkids—new ways to encourage them, help them grow and thrive, and support them in having a happy, fulfilling life. When my granddaughter Clara was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, I dedicated my efforts to supporting [...]

By |2017-11-22T16:42:10+00:00October 1st, 2017|