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Clinical Research Assistant for Tissue Harvesting Initiative

June 23rd, 2014|

Institution:  Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Study Name:  Clinical Research Assistant for Tissue Harvesting Initiative
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Mark Kieran
Study date:  June 2013

This CRA position will work within the clinical research program […]

LGG Kids Get International Attention at 2014 ISPNO

May 23rd, 2014|

Singapore, June 2014 – The International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology is held every 2 years and is the only global platform for the multidisciplinary Pediatric Neuro-Oncology community to meet […]

Major Marathons Support Kids’ Brain Tumor Research

May 23rd, 2014|

Have you ever participated in a running marathon? Interested in becoming a marathon runner? Now is the perfect time to lace up your running shoes and start […]

Webinar Brings LGG Community Together

May 7th, 2014|

A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation launched its Webinar Series Program on Monday, May 5th, as 200 attendees from 33 states and 4 countries listened and watched as Dr. […]

AKBTC Foundation Secures Support from Congress for Federal Research on Slow Growing Brain Tumors

April 7th, 2014|

Congress’s recent inclusion of language in the FY2014 budget and appropriations bill for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) urged the federal research […]

Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas: How Modern Biology Reshapes the Clinical Field

April 7th, 2014|

Dr. Mark Kieran’s, et. al article reviews the clinical features of PLGG tumors, current therapeutic strategies and the recent discovery of genomic alterations characteristic to these tumors. And further […]

Register NOW for Dr. Mark Kieran’s webinar entitled “Long Term Survivorship Outcomes for Children Battling Low Grade Glioma

April 7th, 2014|

Children with pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG) are known to have excellent 10-year survival rates; however until now, the outcomes of adult survivors of PLGG have been relatively unknown. Dr. […]

May Is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

April 7th, 2014|

Spring Into Action in May during Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May is almost upon us and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation is ready to usher in the most productive […]

Philanthropic Blueprints For A Cure

February 5th, 2014|

As parents, relatives, and friends of a child battling a brain tumor, we share a critically important vision to find more effective, less toxic treatments and a cure.  There […]

Combination drug therapy effective in children with recurrent, low-grade glioma

January 23rd, 2014|

Phase 2 Clinical Trial study using Bevacizumab plus irinotecan stabilized disease progression in a cohort of children with progressive, low-grade glioma