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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Family Support Learning Series: Presented by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

April 29th, 2016|

Our colleagues at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation have recently produced a series of short, informative videos on topics such as clinical trials, genetic susceptibility and molecular testing. These videos feature […]

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Genetic Cause Identified in Rare PLGG Brain Tumor

February 3rd, 2016|

Another success in the pediatric brain tumor research arena, as Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers announce that a recent collaborative study has identified a […]

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Woman to Run Richmond Marathon in Honor of Young PLGA Patient

November 6th, 2015|

Darlene Jones will be running in the Richmond Marathon on November 14, 2015 in honor of 9-year-old Gabriel Loeser, the son of her neighbor, to help raise funds for […]

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