March 2015

March 25, 2015

Leah’s Ambassador Story

The Max Cure Foundation recently received a request to start a Dunk Your Kicks collection from 10th grader, Leah Glucksman, in Scarsdale, NY.
March 13, 2015

The Highs and Lows of Childhood Cancers

March 12, 2015, demonstrated better than any other example the “highs and lows” experienced by those of us in the childhood cancer community seeking to make a difference for children with cancer and their families.
March 5, 2015
Josh Hardy Story

On The Media Interviews Richard on the Save Josh Matter

NPR's Brooke Gladstone from On the Media Interviews Richard Plotkin about the ethical and media issues confronting society as a result of the Josh Hardy matter.
March 5, 2015
Jonathan Agin

Stop This Act of Terror!

Max Cure Foundation's Vice-Chairman, Richard Plotkin calls upon the Congressional Caucus, led by Congressmen McCaul and Van Hollen, to do whatever is necessary through the Department of Homeland Security and/or the FBI to immediately begin an investigation to catch those that continue to prey on families facing the nightmare of having a child with cancer, and then, having experienced the death of that child.
March 5, 2015

Survivorship in Childhood Cancer

Max Cure Foundations Vice-Chairman, Richard Plotkin adds to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's recent webchat on survivorship in childhood cancer. In this post you will find the video where Lisa Diller, MD, answers questions about the unique needs and concerns for patients and families transitioning off treatment, including fertility issues, follow-up care, and emotional challenges young survivors face.
March 5, 2015

Compassionate Use – There is no Winner

Max Cure's Director of External Affairs, and childhood cancer advocate, Jonathan Agin shares his insights into the current war on compassionate use.
March 2, 2015

Noah Easterday – Ohio

Noah was only 18 months old when he was diagnosed with high risk, stage four neuroblastoma. His Mother knew something was wrong but the doctors kept sending him home without an answer. His story inspired us to add Ohio to our RBB Program.