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Superhero Advocates

Today’s episode of Childhood Cancer Talk Radio is a special tribute to the superhero advocates in our community, those concerned citizens among us who never draw attention to themselves but serve to help children with cancer in a variety of capacities, but one aspect of their lives which we are recognizing today is that each is acting out of empathy …

The Nature of the Rules (of the House of Representatives)

By Christopher M. Davis, Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process, Congressional Research Service, update May 20, 2019, p. 1, The Legislative Process on the House Floor: An Introduction The Nature of the Rules Article I of the Constitution imposes a few restrictions on House (and Senate) procedures—for example, requirements affecting quorums and roll-call votes—but otherwise the Constitution authorizes each …

Senator Rubio Applauds the Passage of his Resolution to Designate May 17 as DIPG #PediatricBrainCancer Awareness Day

EIN Presswire Release 5-20-2020 Brain/CNS tumors are the leading disease-related cause of childhood death in the United States, and represent the hidden, untold tragedy of childhood cancer. I was told there were no solutions for my son because his life had no value to research investors…It’s an unacceptable reality and I won’t stop insisting that our children matter until this …

Senator Rubio Applauds the Passage of his Resolution to Designate May 17 as DIPG #PediatricBrainCancer Awareness Day

Brain/CNS tumors are the leading disease-related cause of childhood death in the United States and represent the hidden, untold tragedy of childhood cancer. SANTA CLARITA, CA, USA, May 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — This evening, Senator Rubio’s office sent news to Janet Demeter, Organizer for the DIPG Advocacy Group and founder of Jack’s Angels, a childhood brain cancer foundation in Agua …

To House Leadership

DIPG Advocacy Group and the undersigned are asking for your attention to H. Res. 114, the DIPG Awareness Resolution, and thus to the leading disease-related cause of childhood mortality in the United States:  pediatric brain cancer.  After 4 years have passed and a third introduction, little has changed for these children.  By the end of this session of Congress and …

My NBTS Letter

May 4, 2020 My Letter to NBTS for “Head to the Hill” Virtual Event Dear Senators Feinstein, Harris, and to all California Reps: I am writing today as a constituent and volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society. I, like 400 other parents annually, lost my child to the 2nd most common, and the deadliest, pediatric brain cancer called …