Tag Archives: Max Cure Foundation

The false awareness of childhood cancer

  I had told you a little bit about Jonathan earlier.  But suggest those that do not know Jonathan and what he brings to the childhood cancer community generally, and to Max Cure Foundation specifically as our Executive Director, view … Continue reading

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Reflections

As Max Cure Foundation, a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) nationally registered non-profit corporation whose overall mission is to advance the cause of childhood cancers, approaches the tenth anniversary since my grandson, Max Plotkin, then age 3, was … Continue reading

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Lions, Soldiers, Children with Cancer, Lawyers, Congress, and a Christmas Miracle

This is a story of a 7-year-old-boy afflicted by cancer whose wish is to have a “real dad” for Christmas. Richard Plotkin, one of the four founders of Grandparents in Action, is again showing us all what the word “Action” really means. … Continue reading

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We’re in this together

At a meeting in 2013 of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2), it was evident to me that most of those attending who were directly affected by childhood cancer were parents of children with cancer. As one looked around the … Continue reading

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Words of Appreciation

Late last year, Richard Plotkin, a founder of Grandparents in Action. learned of a Navy Seal whose daughter (aka, Lulu) was diagnosed with cancer. Richard went into action and formed a task force to collect funds to help this family. … Continue reading

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Giving back to those who give

Active Duty Navy SEAL Seeks Our Help The 4 year old daughter of an active duty Navy SEAL was recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. A Foundation (Boot Campaign) which assists those in the military reached out for … Continue reading

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Creating Hope

New Treatments & Better Drugs for Childhood Cancer In July, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Creating Hope Act for the purpose of incentivizing pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms and universities in seeking cures for what are known as Rare … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows of Childhood Cancers

As a trial lawyer for 40 years until my retirement a few years back to form The Max Cure Foundation, I was involved in thousands of cases – some I won, some I lost and most were settled. I do … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes of Fame

As a result of my involvement as one of several members of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) that played a significant role in saving the life of 7-year old Josh Hardy last March, I am continuing to receive the … Continue reading

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Henry & Me

Today I am pleased to share news about an important animated film, Henry & Me, that I hope you will agree, can raise much needed awareness of the needs of pediatric cancers and also help raise funds for multiple charities, … Continue reading

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