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Guest Post: Battling Brain Cancers Through Genomics

NOTE: This story originally appeared in Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. For the better part of a century, brain tumors have been judged by their appearance. Where a tumor was located, how much it spread, and what it looked like under the microscope all determined whether a patient was given a good or bad prognosis, […]

Guest Blog: Buy Tulips; Fight Brain Tumors

Chris Grundner is the Founder of The Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation* & son of the “Tulips Against Tumors” creator.  “If I could fill the world with tulips, I would.” Those words were uttered by my wife, Kelly Heinz-Grundner, who died from a brain tumor back in 2004. In the months after Kelly’s passing, I […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Pediatric Brain Tumors – Circling the Square

On September 12th the National Brain Tumor Society announced a major new campaign to defeat pediatric brain tumors which seeks to bridge the gap between the latest science happening in laboratories and how children with the deadliest cancer fare in the clinic. Here’s why: Ask any leader or expert in the field of pediatric neuro-oncology, […]

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