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Chasing Away Childhood Cancer

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    What Has CAAC Been up to Lately?

    Recently, Chase After A Cure teamed up with the wonderful faculty, staff and students of Knightsville Elementary School for their field day. For the school’s Field Day, CAAC sold lunches and concessions. The event marked the first time Knightsville Elementary and Chase After a Cure teamed up to …

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    Remembering Chase’s ‘Rebirth’

    Today is Chase’s stem cell transplant anniversary.  Within the cancer world, it’s a celebratory occasion and is treated like a new birthday or a day when a child is re-born. According to cancer.org, In a typical stem cell transplant for cancer very high doses of …

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  • CAAC Is on the Move!

    This month, Chase After A Cure will be attending and participating in big and exciting upcoming events for children’s cancer research. The Coalition Against Childhood Cancer Annual Summit and Membership Meeting this year will take place June 16th and 17th. Chase After A Cure is excited to join …

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  • “Moving The Needle”

    Author Donna Carroll Carmical, in her article “Moving the Needle,” discusses the recent hearing in Washington, DC on the National Institute of Health budget. She explains how out of the total 30 billion dollar budget the NIH has, five billion of that goes to cancer, …

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  • What Is Cancer Staging?

    While the term ‘cancer staging’ is quite common today, many of us may be too embarrassed to admit we have no idea what this actually refers to. Cancer staging is simply describing the severity of the disease, which is based on the original size and extent of …

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    Kristen Walczak Joins CAAC as Social Media Intern

    Kristen Walczak, a northerner from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, feels truly at home in southern Charleston, South Carolina. She will be a senior at the College of Charleston this fall, graduating as an English major and British studies minor. This past spring, her love of travel brought …

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  • Bowling After a Cure

    This past Sunday we held our first Bowling After a Cure event at Sparians in Mt Pleasant, SC. The event was fun for all and a huge success. Thanks to our supporters and participants we were able to reach 108% of our goal. The $8,671 …

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    CAAC Welcomes New Volunteer Coordinator, Katie Sennhenn

      About Katie: I am a two-time childhood cancer survivor. I had eye cancer when I was 6 months old and bone cancer when I was 9 years old. I am now 17 years cancer free. I have been volunteering with Chase After A Cure …

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  • Exchange Club of Charleston Awards CAAC $10,000 Grant

    CAAC is thrilled to announce that the Exchange Club of Charleston has awarded the organization with a $10,000 grant towards funding a new clinical trial for pediatric cancer research.  The funds will be awarded on Thursday, April 16th, 2015, during the Exchange Club’s Community Service …

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  • Bowling After a Cure

    Help fight childhood cancer by participating in Chase After a Cure’s first annual Bowling After A Cure fundraiser April 26th at Sparians in Mount Pleasant, SC. Round up your best bowling buddies, raise funds to support childhood cancer research, and have a blast the day …

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