Adult grade II diffuse astrocytomas are genetically distinct from and more aggressive than their paediatric counterparts. Read the full article.
By Vanessa Wasta, published by John Hopkins, The JHU Gazette, January 24 2011
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have deciphered the genetic code for medulloblastoma, the most […]
Much excitement in the low-grade astrocytoma field has been generated by the discovery of frequent mutations in a protein kinase known as BRAF. However these BRAF mutations can account […]
Imagine that you just discovered your child has an inoperable brain
tumor. The only form of treatment? Maintenance through multiple
surgeries. What would you do?
Learn how three mothers in […]
My name is Ayis. When I was young I had dreams of being a top athlete and going to the Olympics like my father had done before me all […]
Documented in the May 24th 2010 edition of Wired magazine, Steve Silberman summarizes the problem.
“Every year, billions of dollars worth of research into the genetic underpinnings of autism, schizophrenia, […]
It began with Kylie complaining of a headache. The pain would last briefly and then she acted fine. Looking back I feel guilty for thinking she was just being […]
The Importance of Researcher Collaboration in the Study of PLGA
Dr. David Walker, Oncologist, University of Nottingham, England speaks about successful collaborations in PLGA research and the importance of continuing […]
The Dana Farber Cancer Institute’s Fall/Winter “Paths to Progress” newsletter profiles the efforts of Dr. Chuck Stiles and Dr. Mark Kieran in their efforts to take cutting edge scientific […]
At long last the ‘veil of mystery’ around the lack of progress in pediatric cancer research is exposed, by US Reps., Michael McCaul and Joe Sestak. In the article […]