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SIOP 2019

Last week was very exciting as 2,700 delegates from 110 countries gathered in Lyon, France for SIOP 2019.  SIOP stands for the Society Internationale Oncologie Pediatrique.  I was privileged to be in attendance and participated in many exciting sessions that ranged... Read More

Vincristine Update & Congratulations Ali!

Vincristine Shortage Have you heard about the vincristine shortage? Vincristine is a drug used to treat several types of #ChildhoodCancer including leukemias and lymphomas.  Attached below is the latest update from the Children’s Oncology Group. “At the... Read More

Remembering Troy

Remembering Troy Haynes Jr. Yesterday we celebrated the life of Troy Haynes, Jr.  Troy reminded me a lot of my son, Andrew.  Troy was known as a great all-around athlete, but there was so much more to him – he was a great young man. The picture below is when... Read More

All Kinds of Good News!

Thank you all for your kind words of support on Andrew’s birthday.  It really means a lot to us.  We got through it…together. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Research As I write this update, I’m 30,000 feet in the air leaving the Children’s Oncology Group (COG)... Read More

Happy Birthday Andrew!!!

September 3, 1992 was one of the happiest days of my life. Our family was complete with the birth of Andrew John McDonough in Montclair, NJ. He was an incredibly beautiful and very chubby baby. I remember it like yesterday, when I brought Ali to the hospital to see... Read More