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Brain Cancer Now the Leading Childhood Cancer Killer

September 21st, 2016|

According to newly released data by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer. For the first time, brain cancer […]

Pediatric Cancer Research Conference: Register Online Now!

September 14th, 2016|

This unprecedented conference to be held at the prestigious and inspirational Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory from Oct 31- Nov 2 is entitled “From Bench to Bedside and Beyond”. The […]

AKBTC: Gold Sponsor, 17th ISPNO, June 2016

September 9th, 2016|

Welcome to Liverpool, England for the 17th ISPNO meeting!  With attendees from an inter-disciplinary range of pediatric oncology and neuro-oncology medical and scientific fields from across the globe, over […]

PLGA Research Overview Camp Sunshine, PLGA Week July 2016

August 17th, 2016|

Evan Hecker, Ph.D and PLGA parent discusses how the LGG world is changing, how it’s still the same and his impressions from the June 2016 ISPNO meeting in Liverpool, […]

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

August 10th, 2016|

When 3 like-minded childhood cancer charities partner together, anything is possible! In the most recent collaboration, three New York based pediatric cancer charities, A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure, The […]

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

August 10th, 2016|

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 clinical trial, entitled Phase […]

Camp Sunshine Welcomes 40 Families During Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Week

August 5th, 2016|

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 experiencing PLGG week for […]

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

August 3rd, 2016|

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 creates yet another role […]

A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Featured in Current IBTA Magazine

July 18th, 2016|

Thanks to Kathy Oliver, Executive Director of the International Brain Tumour Alliance in the UK, pediatric brain tumors are represented in the May 2016 IBTA Magazine publication. This biannual […]

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

July 7th, 2016|

In this A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure (PLGA Foundation) funded project, Dr. Denise Sheer and colleagues show that microRNAs that regulate critical signalling pathways in pilocytic astrocytomas are more […]