Live Interview with Lisa Ward
Lisa Ward is the mother of Jace Ward & co founder of Tough2gether Against DIPG/DMG.
Jace Ward who battled DIPG (Diffused Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) for two years before succumbing to the brain tumor at age 22. Jace Ward spoke frequently at the NIH, Congress, and to advocacy groups on the importance of patient ownership of genomic data, real time information concerning trials, and funding for DIPG, the deadliest pediatric tumor.
Tough2gether Against DIPG/DMG (an operating subsidiary of Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation) collaborates with the DIPG/DMG, brain cancer and pediatric cancer communities to bridge gaps in research funding, access to trials, patient support, relevant information to families and advocacy. Tough2gether sees itself as a crucial piece of the puzzle to bring research to the bedside and children with DIPG/DMG to better treatments. tough2gether.org/
Tough2gether Against DIPG/DMG will be hosting a BrainStorm summit at CureFest on Friday – Saturday, September 23-24, 2022 (Washington D.C.). This summit will bring experts in the field of pediatric neuro-oncology and many opportunities for anyone wanting to learn more about the #1 disease-related killer of our children: Brain Cancer! Learn more and register to join at brainstormsummit.com/