Creating HOPE for Kids with Osteosarcoma
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Read more on the St. Baldrick’s blog: or call 626.792.8247, ext. 212 ..read more
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Dr. Alex Huang: Head Shaver, Cancer Fighter, Knight Commander
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In fact, as an accomplished cancer fighter who’s dedicated time – and hair! – to helping raise money for childhood cancer research, he’s the very definition of a “Rockstar Shavee”. will be shaving his head for kids’ cancer research. A pediatric oncologist and professor at Cleveland’s (CWRU) and the Angie Fowler AYA Cancer Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, he’s no stranger to the fight against childhood cancers ..read more
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Staying Positive, and Thriving, as a Young Survivor of Pediatric Cancer
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1y ago
The following July, Shane was declared cancer-free. But the cancer in his left leg returned in March 2018. Following his relapse, chemotherapy led to an infection that severely damaged his kidneys. While his kidneys are better, they only function at 50% and are unable to handle heavy doses of chemo. On April 1, 2019, Shane’s left leg was amputated to remove the cancer and ultimately save his life. , which was first diagnosed in October 2015 ..read more
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A Famous Kid and A Pediatric Cancer Researcher Who Learned From Him – And What Those Lessons Might Mean for Future Pediatric Cancer Treatment
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1y ago
One member of the team that worked with Tyler, and got to know his family, too, was Dr. Jamie Renbarger, a six-time St. Baldrick’s Foundation shavee and Division Chief of hematology/oncology at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. During her nearly twenty years as a pediatric cancer doctor and researcher, Dr. Renbarger has learned a few things about genomics, about targeted, precision therapies – like those tried with Tyler – and about how research can lead to unexpected discoveries. front and center, to test what could potentially work for others in the future. The medica ..read more
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Creating a Future for Osteosarcoma Research
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1y ago
The first group to join us in this new effort was the Osteosarcoma Collaborative. Led by Michael Egge, father to Olivia (who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in February 2017), and current St. Baldrick’s Foundation board chair, Katherine Lugar, the Osteosarcoma Collaborative had a clear vision about what they wanted to accomplish through their fundraising and partnership with St. Baldrick’s. They wanted to fund research that needed support to push it over the finishing line – something that was very close to being ready to be put in a clinical trial and was specific to osteosarcoma research ..read more
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Surviving Cancer – Through the Eyes of a 16-year-old
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1y ago
Want to know what it’s like to be a teenage survivor of childhood cancer? We asked 16-year-old to share his experience, during National Cancer Survivor Month ..read more
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Battle Osteosarcoma Funds $1.35 Million in Research: Honoring Charlotte, Dylan and Tyler
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1y ago
Two years ago, a group of three dedicated moms rallied some dear friends to achieve what seemed like an ambitious goal to support osteosarcoma research. As you’ll see below, they knocked that one out of the park ..read more
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Research Outcomes: Advancing Research to Improve Treatment
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1y ago
Your generosity makes a difference for kids with cancer. This edition of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Research Outcomes recognizes research that is making treatments less toxic, evaluating new drugs, and working to prevent late effects. Thank you for making research possible ..read more
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The Top 2021 Messages Worth Remembering
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Sarah Swaim, age 31, two-time leukemia survivor & advocate ..read more
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