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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

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

Exciting Research Update!

Something for everybody…some people like chocolate ice cream, some people vanilla.  Some people only want to read about family assistance, and some people are only concerned with research.  For those of you interested in research, today’s update is for... Read More

Research Update & B+ 5k

Research Update While most people like to hear the heartwarming family assistance stories that we are able to share – and for good reason – I get really geeked up about the research that The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation is funding as well.  I don’t... Read More

SIOP 2018 – No Child Should Die of Cancer

The 50th Congress of the Société Internationale d’Oncologie Pédiatrique (SIOP) was held about 10 days ago in Kyoto, Japan.  I had the privilege of attending and it was fascinating.  SIOP is the largest international gathering of pediatric oncology researchers,... Read More