Robert Martin

About Robert Martin

Children’s advocate and author Robert Martin writes books with his granddaughter Keira Ely, including the bestsellers “The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels,” and “SuperClara — a Young Girl’s Story of Cancer, Bravery and Courage.” Robert founded the nonprofit Bridge to a Cure Foundation to tear down the deadly barriers impeding the timely development of pediatric cancer treatments and cures.

Solve This: Sophia's New Pet

Sophia successfully spells her final word: “R-O-T-I-S-S-E-R-I-E.” The Charleston Middle School Spelling Bee crowd cheers wildly. But to her, it doesn’t seem fair, since she sees the word Rotisserie over the roasting chickens every time she and her mom go to the grocery store. However, she decides she'd [...]

By | 2017-12-12T11:48:04+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

5 Deadly Barriers to Curing Cancer

Remember the “Cancer Moonshot” that former Vice President Joe Biden launched? It’s now called “Cancer Breakthroughs 2020,” and aims to find vaccine-based immunotherapies against cancer. More than 50 leading cancer doctors recently released a report recommending 13 priority areas to speed up the process. The priorities include worthy [...]

By | 2017-11-30T16:43:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

3 Reasons Why Being a Grandparent Is Good for You

Being a grandparent is a uniquely powerful way to experience personal connection, family relationships, generational bonding and so much more. Here are three of the most meaningful ways grandparenting can impact your life, your health, and your overall well-being: 1. Stress Relief As a grandparent, you have the chance to [...]

By | 2017-11-30T16:33:14+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

3 Barriers to Improving Cancer Research

What’s preventing our great medical minds from developing effective cancer treatments? What all successful organizations have in common that is missing in medical research is the following: 1. Access to information. 2. Fast, reliable product development processes. 3. A culture of collaboration.

By | 2017-11-22T16:42:53+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

Sustaining Life to Save Lives: We Can Help Kids Live Longer

As a grandparent, I’m always trying to think of new ways to connect with my grandkids—new ways to encourage them, help them grow and thrive, and support them in having a happy, fulfilling life. When my granddaughter Clara was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, I dedicated my efforts to supporting [...]

By | 2017-11-22T16:42:10+00:00 October 1st, 2017|
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