To our doctors and researchers, clinicians and caregivers for your tireless work on behalf of our children and creating hope, and for creating the amazing #Moonshot4Kids Briefing this year, a first for pediatric brain cancer and DIPG. The same enthusiastic thanks to DragonMaster Foundation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG foundation, Julia Barbara Foundation, Team Camron Cozzi Cure DIPG, Smashing Walnuts Foundation, and the DC Akin Gump and Covington Law Firms for your generous support for this and the State of DIPG Summit, Feb. 13, 2020. And most importantly to the families who traveled far and wide to lend your support to this effort, especially those with dipg/dmg diagnosed children.
To our childhood cancer charities and advocacy organizations for your hard work and enormous successes for the childhood cancer community, which include these, from our friends at Arms Wide Open Cancer Foundation:
A 4-year extension of the Creating Hope Act, which incentivizes the pharmaceutical industry to develop drugs for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses
Arms Wide Open-Funded Humanized Antibody Therapy Approved by FDA
Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program includes pediatric and AYA cancers as a priority research topic
$30 million to fully fund the Childhood Cancer STAR Act
$50 million to fully fund the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative