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PLGA Research Recognized as Current Priority for NIH/NCI

June 26th, 2015|

The House Appropriations Committee has once again highlighted the need for PLGA research in its most recent House Appropriations Bill for the 2016 fiscal year. Specifically, the Committee encourages […]

Go Gray in May for Brain Tumor Awareness Month

April 24th, 2015|

Brain Tumor Awareness Month begins on May 1.  We have lots of great opportunities for you to connect, share and get involved.  Every dollar we raise brings us one […]

Registration Now Open for Camp Sunshine 2015!

April 24th, 2015|

Applications are now being accepted for the Low Grade Glioma week at Camp Sunshine,  Sunday, July 19th – 24th, in Casco, Maine.  Whether you are a new family or […]

Increase in PLGA Related Research Publications Indicates Growing Interest in the Field

April 9th, 2015|

Dr. Uri Tabori and his colleagues published two papers targeting the PLGA population.  The first focuses on the long-term impact of radiation therapy on PLGG patients and the second […]

AKBTC Applauds Rep. Chuck Fleischmann for Efforts to Focus NIH Research on PLGA Brain Cancer

March 6th, 2015|

Great News! A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure (PLGA Foundation) Applauds Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) for Efforts to Focus NIH Research on PLGA Brain Cancer. House Appropriations Member Cites Long-Term […]

Malignant Transformation of Low-Grade Gliomas in Children

February 17th, 2015|

According to the article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on February 5, 2015, BRAF mutation and CDKN2A deletion define a clinically distinct subgroup of childhood secondary high-grade […]

Changing the Research Landscape Requires Fundraising

February 3rd, 2015|

In this video, AJ Janower, President of A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation (aka The PLGA Foundation) and Dr. Mark Kieran, Co-Director of the PLGA Research Program at the […]

A Devastating Diagnosis Drives Desire to Bring About Change

February 3rd, 2015|

There is no way to prepare for the unfathomable news that your child has a brain tumor.

But, prepared or not, too many parents receive the same news we did […]

Johns Hopkins Lands Funding Based on Collaborative Project Model

January 29th, 2015|

Building on an initial grant awarded in 2013 focused on the development of human neural stem cell models of PLGA, Dr. Eric Rabbe and his team at Johns Hopkins […]

Largest International Clinical Trial Ready to Launch

January 29th, 2015|

With the collaboration of 3 major medical institutions in Germany, Italy and France, this European partnership has combined forces to create the largest clinical trial for PLGA children ever. […]