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Unlocking Pediatric Cancer Can Help Solve Adult and Other Children’s Cancers

November 12th, 2014|

The fact that childhood cancer is, thankfully, a rare disease belies the fact that it is the leading cause of disease-related death in U.S. children, age 1-19. The fact […]

Experts Confirm Not Enough Research Conducted for Brain Tumors

November 12th, 2014|

“Brain tumors represent an orphan disease with so few diagnosed annually in the USA — about 20,000 primary malignant tumors — that research funds to push the field forward […]

Educational Webinar: Research and Treatment Options

October 21st, 2014|

A Parent Education Webinar: Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Brain Tumor Research Findings and Potential Treatment Options is OPEN for Registration!!!

Date: Thursday, November 20th
Time: 1:00pm EST

Join […]

Understanding Pediatric Low Grade Glioma 101

September 8th, 2014|

Dr. Peter Manley, from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, in cooperation with American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) conducted a webinar in July 2014 which provides families with a comprehensive […]

Cartoon Character Sonic The Hedgehog Inspires Lizzy’s Recovery

September 8th, 2014|

Everyone  has heroes.  Someone they look up to or someone who influenced them in their life.  My hero is Sonic The Hedgehog.  What makes Sonic so awesome to me? […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Holds NIH Accountable

August 7th, 2014|

The Senate Appropriations Committee released its Committee Report for FY15 Labor, Health and Education Appropriations at the end of July. In the NIH section of the report, the Committee […]

Camp Sunshine 2014 for LGG Families

July 30th, 2014|

Forty-five Low Grade Glioma families were treated to a picture perfect week at Camp Sunshine! From July 15th – 20th, families from across the country convened in Casco, Maine […]

The Role of Biology in the Clinic

July 29th, 2014|

This video presents the research findings of Dr. Mark Kieran, Director of Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology and Co-Director, Program in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytoma, Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Targeted Therapies for Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma

July 29th, 2014|

This video presents the research findings of Dr. Charles Stiles, Co-Chair, Department of Cancer Biology and Co-Director, Program in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytoma, Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Low Grade Glioma Biology

July 29th, 2014|

This video presents the research findings of Dr. Stefan Pfister, Director of Pediatric Neurooncology at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg.