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2013-10-28 23:24:42

The Chris Elliott Fund brought several national experts for their annual Doctor’s Dinner ¬event, an evening of collaboration, discussion and hope for brain cancer and brain tumor patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund(CEF) hosted their second annual Doctor’s Dinner on Thursday, September 26th at the Bellevue Club in Bellevue, WA. This was a special invitation event presented by the Chris Elliott Fund for the doctors and experts brought in to the...

2013-10-26 23:03:39

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Cooper Herman and his family for founding the Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds housing options for pediatric brain cancer patients and their families. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends 6-year-old brain and spinal patient, Cooper Herman, and his family for starting the Super Cooper’s Little Red...

2013-10-25 23:23:58

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a breakthrough brain surgery that gives neurosurgeons access to brain tumors, abscesses, and hemorrhages embedded deep in the brain. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a breakthrough brain surgery that gives surgeons access to deep-seated brain tumors. According to the October 22, 2013 article published by ArkansasMatters.com titled “UAMS...

2013-10-23 08:30:38

Proton beam therapy does not cause the serious side effects associated with conventional radiation for children with brain and spinal cancers. WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of children suffering from brain and spinal cancers who were treated with an advanced form of radiation at proton therapy centers in the U.S. rose 33% since 2010, according to a study released by the Pediatric Proton Foundation (PPF) and the National Association for Proton...

2013-10-22 12:28:31

Fudan University neurosurgeons receive journal award at CNS for high-ranking clinical research using VISIUS Surgical Theatre MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that neurosurgeons from Huashan Hospital at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have received a prestigious clinical journal award for their preliminary results which suggest that high-field intraoperative MRI (iMRI) within the...

2013-10-21 08:29:07

VAL-083 therapeutic activity seen in glioblastoma, chronic myelogenous leukemia and non-small cell lung cancer VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" and "DelMar Pharma") today announced the presentation of data at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Annual Meeting. The data presented today, along with historical research by the U.S....

2013-10-20 23:03:15

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new technique developed by scientists that allows cancer treatments to gain access to the brain. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new way for cancer treatments to access the brain, increasing their effectiveness. According to an October 17, 2013 article published by The...

2013-10-19 23:03:04

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses discovery of a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. According to an October 10, 2013 article published by Cancer Research UK titled “New Role for DNA...

2013-10-18 23:02:37

The 6th Annual Turning up the Heat for Brain Tumors Chili Cook-off in Lake Mary, FL raises funds and awareness for the Chris Elliott Fund. Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 This year marks the 6th Annual Turning Up the Heat on Brain Tumors Chili Cook-off to raise money for brain cancer patient support and research for the Chris Elliott Fund. The cook-off will be held at the Mike Bender Golf Academy, at the Magnolia Plantation Golf Club in Lake Mary, Florida on Sunday, November 10th,...

2013-10-16 09:21:11

Parvoviruses cause no harm in humans, but they can attack and kill cancer cells. Since 1992, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have been studying these viruses with the aim of developing a viral therapy to treat glioblastomas, a type of aggressively growing brain cancer. A clinical trial has been conducted since 2011 at the Heidelberg University Neurosurgery Hospital to test the safety of treating cancer patients with the parvovirus H-1....