A Devastating Diagnosis Drives Desire to Bring About Change

February 3rd, 2015|

There is no way to prepare for the unfathomable news that your child has a brain tumor.

But, prepared or not, too many parents receive the same news we did […]

Phase III Study of Prospective Assessment of Vincristine and Vinblastine in Carboplatin-based Chemotherapy

January 29th, 2015|

With the collaboration of 3 major medical institutions in Germany, Italy and France, this European partnership has combined forces to create the largest clinical trial for PLGA children ever. […]

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 […]

A Parent Education Webinar: Biology Pathways As Targets for Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Patients

October 21st, 2014|

On November 20th, 2014, Dr. Mark Kieran presented to a webinar audience spanning 10 countries (Germany, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Belgium, South Africa, Brazil, Australia, Canada and the US) and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Low Grade Glioma Research Status

July 28th, 2014|

World-renowned scientists and clinicians gathered at the 16th annual International Symposium of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) meeting in 2014 to share developments in the pediatric brain cancer research arena. With […]

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. […]