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Latest Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Stories

2014-04-11 16:21:53

In the news release, Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Brain Tumors, issued 11-Apr-2014 by Giant Food of Landover, Md. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline was incorrect on the news release. The headline in the news release should be, "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight against Pediatric Cancer" rather than "Giant Food Triple Winner® Game Continues to Bring Hope in the Fight...

2014-03-05 23:03:44

Project Impact aims to fundamentally change the way new pediatric cancer therapies are developed and tested, through public policy and a funded research program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors, an integrated research and drug development program that seeks to confront the...

2013-07-12 16:20:10

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With voting completed for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013, the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the inductees who will be formally elevated to the Hall of Fame: multi-time AMA Supercross and AMA Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, multi-time desert racing champion Danny Hamel, K&N co-founder Norm McDonald, multi-time roadracing champion Randy Renfrow and Pediatric Brain Tumor...

2013-05-17 12:23:43

FOUNDER OF PEDIATRIC CANCER CHARITY AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS THE PREVALENCE OF THE LEADING CANCER KILLER AMONG CHILDREN OCEANPORT, N.J., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. In the U.S. alone, 700,000 people are living with a brain tumor diagnosis. Of this number, approximately 28,000 were children. The number of new cases of pediatric brain tumors for 2013 ?is estimated at approximately 4,671 (or 12.8 each day). Five-year survival rate...

2013-05-03 23:18:19

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, comments on an article discussing a new finding that may help in diagnosing and treating certain pediatric brain tumor cases. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 On May 3, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC), an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, comments on an article discussing a new finding that may help doctors in classifying and treating certain pediatric brain tumors....

2013-03-26 12:30:06

-- Genomic, Molecular Findings by CHOP Researchers Will Help Inform Personalized Medicine -- PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric researchers, investigating the biology of brain tumors in children, are finding that crucial differences in how the same gene is mutated may call for different treatments. A new study offers glimpses into how scientists will be using the ongoing flood of gene-sequencing data to customize treatments based on very specific mutations...

2013-01-10 08:25:51

--Project Demonstrates Commitment of Two World-Class Organizations to the Advancement of Research and Treatment in These Childhood Cancers-- PHILADELPHIA and SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and BGI-Shenzhen today announced a formal agreement to collaborate on research into next-generation sequencing and analysis of pediatric brain tumors, in support of the Childhood Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC). The...

2012-06-15 23:00:50

Annual educational gathering to be held July 27-29 in Chicago Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 More than 30 nationally recognized brain tumor experts will lead sessions on brain tumor research, treatment and quality of life issues at the American Brain Tumor Association´s Patient and Family Conference, taking place in Chicago from Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29. The conference includes sessions on brain tumor pathology, tumor-specific treatment and care updates, pediatric...

2012-05-11 23:01:37

Bayer CropScience raises $25,685 For Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation® RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 “Born-to-be-wild” Bayer CropScience employees, families and retirees donned their helmets and revved up their motorcycles on Sunday, May 6 in the ninth Triangle Ride for Kids® to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation®, an organization dedicated to supporting research on the cause and cure of childhood brain tumors. Hundreds of riders took to...

2011-10-21 10:39:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With support from 11-time World Series of Poker Bracelet Winner Phil Hellmuth, the "All In" for Kids Poker Tournament raised $800,000 to benefit the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City, the winner of the "All In" for Kids Poker Tournament was Daniel Roitman of New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111021/DC91166) The Center...