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Chasing Away Childhood Cancer

  • The Importance of Childhood Cancer Research

    Chase after a Cure (CAAC) was founded in 2009 by Whitney Ringler. As a mother of a former childhood cancer patient, Ringler started this non-profit organization to fund research and raise awareness for alternative and more effective treatments for children with cancer. “Supporting medical research, …

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  • Long-Term Effects of Childhood Cancer

    Childhood cancer is one of the biggest bullies we must stand up to for the sake of our children. Each day, over 43 children are diagnosed with this tragic disease, which means more families are left with their world turned upside down. In many cases, …

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  • October 4th

    On October 2, 2007, Whitney Ringler and her family received news that no parent wants to hear, her 3-year-old son, Chase, had been diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. After several tests, doctors discovered a tumor half the size of a golf ball on Chase’s left …

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  • October 2nd: The Beginning Of The Chase

    Today is October 2, which means the holidays are right around the corner! For most of us, this is a joyous time of the year. With all of the gifts, food, and peppermint and pumpkin-spiced drinks offered, it’s practically impossible to not feel “jolly” on …

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  • A Father’s Perspective

    Fathers play one of the most vital roles in our lives. From the day we enter this world, we look to our fathers to guide us through life’s twists and turns. A father is there to take refuge in during hard times, a friend who …

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  • Help Plant the Seeds of Hope for Tomorrow’s Children

    Chase After a Cure (CAAC) was founded in 2009 by Chase’s mother, Whitney Ringler.  Over the years, CAAC has flourished because of tremendous support from the community.  Thanks to the support of donors like you, we are able to provide funding to the only childhood …

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  • Get #BlingedOut for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

    With September being national Childhood Cancer Awareness month, we are encouraging all of our followers to join our #BlingedOut campaign.  The goal is to bring awareness to childhood cancer by having people “bling out” (since childhood cancer’s color is gold) as many things as possible …

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  • Join Our #BlingedOut Thunderclap!

    Help raise awareness for childhood cancer by joining our #BlingedOut Thunderclap! A Thunderclap is an organized social media event that allows a single message to be mass-shared so it is able to make a statement and get noticed. By having everyone share the same message …

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  • Immunotherapy Is Able to Benefit Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

    Stem cell transplants are often an effective way to drive various cancers into remission. The problem is that approximately one-third of patients relapse afterwards and face a poor prognosis. A new Dana-Farber Cancer Institute study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that …

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  • Riley’s Chase For A Cure

    Riley Hospital for Children has recently launched a program concentrating on children whose cancer has either returned, is resistant to traditional chemo, or is so aggressive that standard treatment will not work.  In an interview with WishTV.Com, an Indianapolis news site, this pediatric hospital explains …

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