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35th annual ‘Miracle on Madison’ holiday shopping fundraiser held on Upper East Side to benefit Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [Video]

More than 60 stores on the Upper East Side took part in the annual ‘Miracle on Madison’ event.

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Pediatric Cancer

Program offers new hope for treating childhood cancer worldwide [Video]

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the World Health Organization launched a program to make childhood cancer medications widely available to developing countries around the world. NBC News Catie Beck reports on a 4-year-old patient who was flown to the U.S. from Zambia for treatment, where her doctor was able to work with St. Jude surgeons.

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Pediatric Cancer

Osteobites: Back to Activity, Rotationplasty [Video]

In this weeks Ostoebites episode we chat with Dr. Valerae Lewis & Elise Robinson Rotationplasty and back to activity! Elise Robinson is 15 years old, an osteosarcoma survivor, MIB Agents Ambassador Agent, and MIB Agents Junior Board member. Elise was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2014 when she was eight years old. Elise is active in sports and brings awareness to childhood cancer, osteosarcoma, and amputees with her active lifestyle. Valerae O. Lewis, M.D. Professor, Orthopaedic Oncology, Division of Surgery Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Division of Surgery Dr. John Murray Professor in Orthopaedic Oncology The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Lewis, the John Murray Professor of Orthopaedic Oncology, attended Yale University and matriculated at Harvard Medical School, graduating with honors. She completed her Orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston, MA and her fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology at the University of Chicago. The first African American woman to be awarded the MD Anderson Faculty Achievement Award in Patient Care she is now the Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Oncology at MD Anderson. Dr. Lewis is very active nationally and internationally within Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Oncology. She is a strong advocate of education, and as such, served as the Chair of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) Education Committee, Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) Instructional Course Lecture Tumor Subcommittee, Chair of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Content Committee for the AAOS Council on Education and Chair of the International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS) Education Committee. A former board member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the Western Orthopaedic Association, MSTS and the ISOLS, she was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the AAOS Dr. Lewis’ area of expertise is in the treatment of both children and adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas. Her clinical research focuses on the outcome of patients after hemipelvectomy surgery and her lab investigates the gene functions tied to osteosarcoma and the development of treatments that might interrupt this process. Married for 27 years, Dr. Lewis is the mother of two wonderful 18-year-old twins. What We Do at MIB Agents: PROGRAMS: ✨ End-of-Life MISSIONS ✨ Gamer Agents ✨ Agent Writers ✨ Prayer Agents ✨ Healing Hearts Bereaved Parent Support ✨ Ambassador Agents – Peer Support EDUCATION for physicians, researchers and families: ✨ OsteoBites, weekly webinar & podcast with thought leaders and innovators in Osteosarcoma ✨ MIB Book: Osteosarcoma: From our Families to Yours RESEARCH: ✨ Annual MIB FACTOR Research Conference ✨ Funding $100,000 annually for OS research ✨ MIB Testing & Research Directory ✨ The Osteosarcoma Project partner with Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard … Kids are still dying with 40+ year old treatments. Help us MakeItBetter. 🔗 https://www.mibagents.org​ Help support MIB Agents, Donate here https://www.mibagents.org/?form=donate ✨✨SUBSCRIBE for all the Osteosarcoma Intel ✨✨

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Pediatric Cancer

A mother’s childhood cancer jouney [Video]

The parent’s life of a child with cancer is strenuous. It is an emotional rollercoaster, a survival journey with laughter, tears, and emphaties, and a constant struggle towards recovery. It’s hard to comprehend what these children and their parents go through until you’ve been there, but I hope their journey has given you a look into the life of a child with cancer and all they suffer as they struggle to live!Without action, there would be no cure. We have to act to save our future.

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Pediatric Cancer

Improving the lives of pediatric cancer patients in Colorado [Video]

Childhood cancers are rare and represent less than one percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. every year. However, when a child is diagnosed with cancer, it can be hard for parents, families and loved ones to know what to do—and how best to support children and teens undergoing cancer treatments. Interview with Dr. Jennifer Clark, Pediatric Oncologist, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

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Pediatric Cancer

The Cribsiders – Childhood Leukemia [Video]

Is it growing pains, a bad infection, or could it be something more sinister? Join us to learn the ins and outs of childhood leukemia with Dr. Tanya Watt. On this episode we learn about the risk factors, early symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of children with various types of leukemia. Dr. Watt also teaches us about best practices for those difficult discussions with parents and children and what to look out for among adult survivors of childhood leukemia. Ready to join the rocketship of learning? 3,2,1 Blast off!(video made with @headlinervideo)

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Pediatric Cancer

Creating Wealth as a Gym Owner w/ Jason Khalipa and Stu Brauer [Video]

For more information about the NCFIT Collective visit:https://www.ncfitcollective.fit/Jason is the founder of NCFIT, a global fitness company with brick and mortar locations, corporate wellness, and digital services. He is a 3x Team USA CrossFit member and CrossFit Games Champion. A Pediatric Cancer Advocate after his daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2016, host of the Effort Over Everything Podcast, and BJJ Purple Belt.Find Jason Here:IG: https://www.instagram.com/jasonkhalipa/Podcast: https://www.nc.fit/edit/podcasts/effort-over-everythingNCFIT Website: https://www.nc.fit/ Philanthropy: https://avaskitchen.org/