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2010-09-14 08:00:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY® award-winning musician, Tim McGraw, and renowned chef, Michael Chiarello, will bring their talents to the Tug McGraw Foundation's annual event to raise awareness for individuals battling brain tumors and other neurological conditions.

2010-07-09 07:38:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen year-old basketball enthusiast and brain tumor patient Justin Friedlander had the biggest thrill of his young life on Tuesday when he shot baskets with President Obama in hopes of helping to find a cure for brain tumors.

2010-05-27 07:39:00

--Highly Focused Energy Beam Adds Much-Needed Weapon in Treating Brain Tumors, with Gentler Side Effects-- PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announces the availability of proton therapy, a precise form of cancer radiation that offers potentially life-changing benefits to children with brain tumors and other solid tumors.

2010-05-25 09:15:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A teen diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and determined to raise awareness for the disease will be undertaking an even greater challenge in response to recent findings by the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS). Justin Friedlander, a 13-year-old basketball enthusiast, is aiming to shoot a basket for each person who will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor in the United States this year.

2010-04-12 17:14:00

Family Weekend Named for High Tech Executive James W.

2010-03-23 06:00:00

BOSTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year, the nation watched as Senator Kennedy and American Idol winner David Cook's brother lost their fight with brain tumors.

2010-03-10 06:00:00

DENVER, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year, the nation watched as Senator Kennedy and American Idol winner David Cook's brother lost their fight with brain tumors.

2010-03-02 18:28:00

PHILADELPHIA and YOUNTVILLE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bank Park will be filled with that "Ya Gotta Believe" spirit on April 30 when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tug McGraw Foundation celebrate "Tug McGraw Foundation Brain Tumor Awareness Night" as the Phillies take on the New York Mets.

2009-12-04 13:27:56

There was no substantial change in brain tumor incidence among adults 5 to 10 years after cell phone usage sharply increased.

2009-10-21 23:01:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major collaborative research project focused on mapping the gene activity in brain tumors was launched today.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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