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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.