Monthly Archives: March 2012

High school students jump into help

March 18th, 2012|

These Benefactors Do Homework As Charities Fawn
Foundations Court Highland Park High; Daniel Bunning’s Pitch

By AMY MERRICK

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Amy Herzog took some curious steps as she prepared to […]

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Woman fights kids’ brain tumors

March 18th, 2012|

Woman Fights Kids’ Brain Tumors
October 13, 2008
Danielle De Souza, The Journal News

CHAPPAQUA – Amy Weinstein, 43, said she remembered when she heard the news that her 3-year-old niece, Samantha, […]

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Pushing Back When Insurers Deny Coverage for Treatment

March 18th, 2012|

 
The Wall Street Journal | Personal Finance | HEALTHY CONSUMER
 
? SEPTEMBER 25, 2008
 
Pushing Back When Insurers Deny Coverage for Treatment

? By ANNA MATHEWS

Battling a health insurer when it […]

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I Hope

March 18th, 2012|

By Carol Baan

I hope you never have to hear the words “your child has cancer”.

I hope you never have to hear ” the prognosis is not good”.

I hope you […]

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5 NEW Research Grants Awarded

March 18th, 2012|

5 NEW Research Grants Awarded through National Brain Tumor Society (formerly The Brain Tumor Society, Boston)

The PLGA Foundation, in partnership with the National Brain Tumor Society, is pleased to […]

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New PLGA Pathology Research Scientist at DFCI

March 18th, 2012|

The PLGA Foundation approved the newest grant to the PLGA Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on November 30th, 2009. The grant funding will help to establish a new Pathology […]

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Study finds radiation alternatives

March 18th, 2012|

 
Chemotherapy may help delay cranial radiation and minimize damaging side effects

Joann L. Ater, M.D., professor of pediatrics and special assistant to the VP for Medical Affairs, CMO Office.
Click here […]

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A Patient’s Perspective

March 18th, 2012|

 

Emily, age 16, is a PLGA survivor and she shares her insight into her experience after being diagnosed with a JPA.

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Benign Versus Malignant Defined

March 18th, 2012|

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Push for research, cures after Methuen girl is diagnosed with brain tumor

March 18th, 2012|

By Jill Harmacinski
Staff Writer – Eagle Tribune. June 17th, 2008.

METHUEN In the picture on the kitchen wall, Caroline Hamilton is one of three small children, sitting on a […]

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