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AKBTC Joins Solving Kids’ Cancer and the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation to Fund Phase 1 Clinical Trial

When 3 like-minded childhood cancer charities partner together, anything is possible! In the most recent collaboration, three New York based…

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Phase 1/II Study of MEK162 for Children with Ras/Raf Pathway Activated Tumors

With the discovery of new targets, the pipeline for PLGA clinical trials is ramping up to be more productive than ever before.  The newest PLGA…

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Camp Sunshine Welcomes 40 Families During Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Week

The 5th Annual Pediatric Low Grade Glioma week at Camp Sunshine welcomed 40 families from 7 different states around the country. A dozen new families…

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Chappaqua, NY Dedicates the September Screenings of “Screenagers: Growing Up In the Digital Age” in Support of AKBTC

September: the start of a new school year and the beginning of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. To kick off the month, the Chappaqua, NY community…

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Molecular Analysis of Pediatric Brain Tumors Identifies microRNAs in Pilocytic Astrocytomas that Target the MAPK and NF-κB Pathways

In this A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure (PLGA Foundation) funded project, Dr. Denise Sheer and colleagues show that microRNAs that regulate critical…

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DNA Analysis of Paediatric Low-Grade Astrocytomas Identifies Tumour-Specific Signature in Pilocytic Astrycotomas

This detailed study, conducted by Dr. Denise Sheer from Queen Mary/University of London and others, focuses on DNA methylation and gene expression to…

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