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The Time is Right for Pediatric Brain Tumor Advances

Pediatric brain tumors continue to take a heartbreaking toll on far too many kids and their families each year. With no cure, and not even a standard of care for many pediatric brain tumor types, the current outlook for those diagnosed with this disease is simply unacceptable. This year in the U.S., an estimated 4,620 […]

Killing Cancer: VICE Special Available for Free Viewing This Week

Early spring was a very exciting time for brain tumor and cancer research, as two major TV events lit up television sets across the U.S., bringing much needed attention to the cause and offering a glimpse at the hope that is on the horizon. First, a March 27th episode of “60 Minutes” devoted two segments […]

Brain Tumor Groups Come Together for New Imaging Effort

When an athlete injures their knee, ankle, shoulder, etc. they will often need to go for an “MRI” to determine the extent of the damage done to the affected area. And in most cases the MRI will be able to diagnose the issues with relative ease, accuracy and expediency. Most Americans are familiar with MRIs […]