Archived Articles and Videos, 2006 and Earlier
|Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma (PLGA) Press|
|Boston University students establish the first chapter of FightJPA, a nationwide group that raises money for research on juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma (JPA), a type of brain tumor in children.||Jenna Nierstedt||Daily Free Press||10/02/06|
|Riding To Fight Brain Tumors (pdf)
The parents of a 4-year-old boy who has a rare brain tumor have organized a cycling benefit Sunday to raise money to combat the disease.
|Richard C. Lewis||Boston Globe||05/18/06|
|Putting Mettle to Pedals to Save a Boy’s Life (pdf).
An article telling the story of TJ and the Brain Tumor Society’s Ride for Research.
|Carolyn Thorton||Providence Journal||05/11/06|
|Children’s Brain Tumor Press|
|They’re Making the Best of It (pdf)
Mother organized “Pediatric Brain Tumor Awareness Day” to raise money and awareness for pediatric brain tumor research.
|M. English||The Colonial News||10/13/06|
|A Cry in the Dark (pdf)
When a rare cancer strikes, a patient has few places to turn.
|Amy Dockser Marcus||The Wall Street Journal||03/20/06|
|Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors and Late Effects (pdf)
What happens after treatment? The aftermath of current treatments for pediatric brain tumors.
|Emily’s Story Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 (pdfs)
A series of articles “chronicling how a young woman disabled by brain tumors came to terms with her first year at Harvard, and how Harvard came to terms with her.”
|Thomas Farragher||Boston Globe||06/19/05|
|Children with Brain Tumors Don’t March (pdf)
An article about the pain everyone feels following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, even doctors.
|Michael Arnold Glueck & Robert J. Cihak||Newsmax.com||05/06/05|
|Parents Face Painful Choice In Treating Childhood Cancer (pdf)
New Brain-Tumor Protocol Highlights Growing Tradeoff Between Survival, Side Effects
|Amy Dockser Marcus||The Wall Street Journal||03/01/05|
|Other Brain Tumor Related Press|
|Expansive Effort Is Begun to Study Rare Diseases (pdf)
The National Institutes of Health has started the first of what will eventually be about 50 clinical studies looking into a variety of rare diseases and disorders.
|Jennifer Corbett Dooren||Wall Street Journal||05/16/06|
|Next Chapter: After Leukemia, Family Struggles To Define “Normal” (pdf)
Jack Streeter, 8, Joins Ranks Of Cancer Survivors Coping After Treatment — The Challenge of Kickball
|Amy Dockser Marcus||Wall Street Journal||06/09/04|
|Bloodless Revolution (pdf)
Imagine an operating room requiring no sterilization because there are no wounds, where doctors don’t wear scrubs because there is no blood, where anesthesia is unnecessary because there is no pain…
|Harbour Fraser Hodder||Harvard Magazine||11/00|