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2014-04-16 16:26:51

In association with the Friends of Jaclyn charity, Upper Deck created a special "Star Rookie" card for this brave pediatric brain cancer patient. CARLSBAD, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn charity to shine a light on some of the incredible children who have been the inspiration for collegiate teams throughout the nation by creating trading cards of them with their respective teams. Upper Deck is excited to announce the...

2014-02-12 23:26:13

Brain Tumors are now the leading cancer that causes death in children and the rate adults are getting brain tumors on the same side of the head as their mobile is held now has many questioning cell phone radiation safety. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Could cell phone radiation from towers, wifi and wireless hand-held devices be responsible for a shocking increase in brain tumors over the last 10 years? According to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, brain tumors are...

2014-02-07 13:24:38

A genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 births can cause a bewildering array of clinical problems, including brain tumors, impaired vision, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, heart defects and bone deformities. The symptoms and their severity vary among patients affected by this condition, known as neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a patient’s gender as a clear and simple...

2013-12-30 23:01:43

Nationally recognized neurosurgery pioneer, Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, effective January 1, 2014. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Storm has served as an attending surgeon at CHOP since 2004. He is also an...

2013-12-04 23:01:32

Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital Institute for Neurosciences as Director of Neuro-Oncology, further elevating the Institute as a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Dr. Patchell’s research has been instrumental in defining the treatments used for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital...

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...

2013-09-27 23:03:30

The Firm is representing cell phone radiation lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) move forward throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study published in the International Journal of Oncology appears to confirm a link between cell phones and brain tumors that has been seen in previous...

2013-09-14 23:00:57

The Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k intends to raise awareness about brain tumors and is just around the corner. With a focus to raise critically needed funding for brain tumor research and awareness, the goal of the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k is to make a difference in the lives of brain tumor patients and those who have been affected by it. Pensacola, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Greg Schnoor of Jump Start Marketing is organizing the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k at the...

2013-09-06 23:19:32

A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe, effective way to track the migration and distribution of neural stem cells used in treating invasive brain tumors. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe,...

2013-09-04 12:32:29

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago's ABC7 sports anchor Rafer Weigel, son of beloved Chicago sportscaster Tim Weigel, who died of brain cancer in 2001, will honor his father and those who have been touched by brain tumors during the 5(th) Anniversary of the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) Minds Matter Benefit, Oct. 4. The gala begins at 6 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit research and...