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The Cancer Moonshot is Ready for Liftoff

On Monday, October 17, 2016, the White House released the final report of theCancer Moonshot Task Force during a special event in Washington, D.C. The report consists of detailed findings and recommendations aimed at accelerating our understanding of cancer and its prevention, early detection, and treatment. As part of this report, the Vice President also unveiled a […]

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 […]