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Study Results: New PLGA Research Demonstrates the Power of Teamwork in Improving Outcomes for Kids with Brain Tumors

Children diagnosed with low-grade astrocytomas, the most common type of pediatric brain tumor, have close to 90 percent overall survival rates.…

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Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Join Forces to Change the Outcome for All Children with Brain Cancer

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and BOSTON -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure (AKBTC, a/k/a PLGA Foundation) are merging…

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Attainment of Functional and Social Independence in Adult Survivors of Pediatric CNS Tumors: A Report from the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study

Beyond survival, achieving independence is a primary goal for adult survivors of pediatric CNS tumors. Researchers at St. Jude recently concluded a…

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Clinical Trials and Expanded Access to Experimental Drugs/Devices Get a Boost from Recent Legislation

When you or a family member is diagnosed with a serious or life-threatening disease, you have choices to make about your treatment once standard…

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Scientific and Clinical PLGA Progress: Indebted to the Founding PLGA Scientific Advisors

Changing the outcome for PLGA patients through cutting-edge scientific and clinical research has finally become a reality.  Thanks, in large part,…

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From the Perspective of a Pediatric Brain Tumor Patient

16 year old Sammi of Team Samantha has turned her brain tumor diagnosis at the age of 3 into an opportunity to help others. She recently spoke at…

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