AKBTC Foundation Secures Support from Congress for Federal Research on Slow Growing Brain Tumors

April 7th, 2014|

Congress’s recent inclusion of language in the FY2014 budget and appropriations bill for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) urged the federal research […]

Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas: How Modern Biology Reshapes the Clinical Field

April 7th, 2014|

Dr. Mark Kieran’s, et. al article reviews the clinical features of PLGG tumors, current therapeutic strategies and the recent discovery of genomic alterations characteristic to these tumors. And further […]

May Is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

April 7th, 2014|

Spring Into Action in May during Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May is almost upon us and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation is ready to usher in the most productive […]

Philanthropic Blueprints For A Cure

February 5th, 2014|

As parents, relatives, and friends of a child battling a brain tumor, we share a critically important vision to find more effective, less toxic treatments and a cure.  There […]

Johns Hopkins Lands Funding Based on Collaborative Project Model

January 29th, 2014|

Building on an initial grant awarded in 2013 focused on the development of human neural stem cell models of PLGA, Dr. Eric Rabbe and his team at Johns Hopkins […]

Combination drug therapy effective in children with recurrent, low-grade glioma

January 23rd, 2014|

Phase 2 Clinical Trial study using Bevacizumab plus irinotecan stabilized disease progression in a cohort of children with progressive, low-grade glioma

Dana Farber Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Brain Cancer Research is Producing Results

January 17th, 2014|

5 years ago, scientific discoveries in the pediatric brain cancer world were virtually unheard of.  But in 2013, the DFCI, in collaboration with scientific experts from around the world, […]

Pedal for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research with the TD Five Boro Bike Tour

January 16th, 2014|

A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure Foundation was selected as a charity partners in the 2014 TD Five Boro Bike Tour event

Alastair Moock Shares Song for the World’s Bravest Kids

January 15th, 2014|

Folk singer, Alastair Moock dedicates this song to all of the ‘bald, brave and beautiful children battling cancer.

Common genetic pathway could be conduit to pediatric brain tumor treatment

January 2nd, 2014|

Investigators at Johns Hopkins have found a known genetic pathway to be active in many difficult-to-treat pediatric brain tumors called low-grade gliomas, potentially offering a new target for the […]