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2014-05-06 23:03:44

Wildlife Correspondent to Help Raise Awareness of 700,000 Living with a Brain Tumor Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Inspired by his daughter’s courageous battle against brain tumors, Wildlife Correspondent Jack Hanna has teamed up with the American Brain Tumor Association to raise awareness and promote greater understanding of the disease in observation of Brain Tumor Awareness Month this May. At the age of 2, Hanna’s youngest daughter, Julie, was diagnosed with leukemia and went...

2014-05-06 23:02:41

Brain tumor patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the country met with congressional leaders to discuss the issues facing the community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held its fourth annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew nearly 150 brain tumor advocates from 32 different states and the District of Columbia to...

2014-05-06 16:33:11

Hope Summit and New Scientific Grant Applications Kick Off Lung Cancer Hope Month WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer nonprofit, commemorates May, Lung Cancer Hope Month, as a time to celebrate the hope and promise of science in the ongoing quest for a world where no one dies from lung cancer. LUNGevity Foundation President and CEO Andrea Stern Ferris noted the remarkable progress in lung cancer treatments, growth of lung...

2014-05-06 08:36:12

Grants Funded in Honor of Beloved Anthropologist and One of Nation's Most Influential Mutual Fund Investment Authorities MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has received $2 million to fund promising clinical research. Contributions of $1 million each were made in honor of Ruth Fredman Cernea and Skip Viragh. The funding will support two Research Acceleration Network (RAN) Grants, which are among the 14 grants being funded by the...

2014-05-05 23:01:21

Award Encourages Young Investigators to Take Risks in Search of a Cure Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance is honoring Lloyd Trotman, Associate Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). Trotman will receive one of six prizes for Young Investigators in Cancer Research, which seeks to fuel innovative scientific discoveries in the search for a cure for cancer. A member of the CSHL faculty since 2007, Trotman has focused on...

2014-05-05 12:29:20

Prize forms part of $25M Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance today announced the winners of the inaugural Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research. Awarded to six New York City-based scientists at the Sohn Investment Conference, the Prize winners will each receive $200,000 per year for up to three years to enable them to pursue cutting-edge research at a...

2014-05-05 08:29:42

$2.437 Million, Two-Year Grant Fuels the Sohn Collaborative for Pediatric Cancer Research to Understand and Fight Pediatric Leukemia and Neuroblastoma by Sequencing Genes of 'Outlier' Tumors NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Genome Center (NYGC) and The Sohn Conference Foundation announced today the launch of The Sohn Collaborative for Pediatric Cancer Research, a multi-institutional effort with the goal of fighting two devastating childhood cancers:...

2014-05-05 08:28:15

LLS Hosts Renowned Blood Cancer Researchers and Patient Advocates to Shine a Spotlight on Its Cures and Access Agenda in the Nation's Capital WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that it has passed the $1 billion mark in research investment, a significant milestone in the cancer research landscape as LLS continues its 65 year pursuit of advancing breakthrough therapies, finding cures and ensuring access...

2014-05-04 20:21:32

Alliance of Australian and U.S. researchers and children's cancer advocates focused on developing drugs as potential treatments for neuroblastoma, the most common solid form of childhood cancer SYDNEY and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers and children's cancer advocates in Australia and the U.S. have formed a unique research and development alliance to facilitate development of treatments for children fighting neuroblastoma, the most common and fatal form of...

2014-05-02 23:08:31

May is brain tumor awareness month; the leading cause of cancer-related death in children is, unfortunately, one of the least-funded areas of cancer research. Jack's Angels Foundation supports pediatric brain tumor research for DIPG, the most lethal brain tumor, with its 2nd Annual "Art for Jack" event, May 20, 2014 in Acton, CA. Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month; the leading cause of cancer-related death in children remains one of...


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  • To talk saucily.
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