Bridge to a Cure

Donors Hold the Key to Curing Pediatric Cancer

Donors Hold the Key to Curing Pediatric Cancer Nonprofits must change how they do business There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States ­– an average of 40 for every US zip code – including countless charities devoted to fighting cancer and childhood cancer in particular. From [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:36:10-04:00July 3rd, 2019|

The Cure to Pediatric Cancer is at Our Fingertips!

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 [...]

By |2019-05-29T05:51:53-04:00May 28th, 2019|

Stop Pediatric Cancer Like We Do Terrorists!

    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 [...]

By |2019-04-28T13:48:39-04:00April 15th, 2019|

Pediatric Research and Trump’s Pledge

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 [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:06:26-04:00March 20th, 2019|

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 |2018-08-15T16:32:48-04:00May 29th, 2018|