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Camp Sunshine 2015: LGG Week Recap

August 17th, 2015|

On July 19, 2015, 35 families traveled to beautiful Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine for a week of fun and fellowship within the LGG brain tumor community. With over […]

Give a Big “Amazon Smile” for Kids’ Brain Tumor Research!

August 4th, 2015|

It seems like the school year just ended and we were getting the kids ready for camp, packing for summer vacation or just planning some enjoyable family time at […]

Children’s Cancer Is Unprofitable and Ignored

August 4th, 2015|

It’s no secret that although there have been significant advances against certain childhood cancers, new drug development lags behind adult treatments for a large number of pediatric cancers. As […]

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 […]