Regina I. Jakacki, MD
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Amid the progress being made on other fronts in oncology, children's cancer present a particular challenge given the lesser attention and research funding that many get.
A $250,000 grant for 2 years from the Prayers From Maria Foundation to Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland netted another $3 million in federal government funding.
Grant money now available
The field of sunflowers showed off their bloom during the Blooming Celebration of Life Sept. 4 in Avon.
A proclamation was presented to Ed & Megan McNamara who lost their daughter to brain cancer on July 14, 2007.
Prayers from Maria Founder, Ed McNamara, will lead the Pledge of Allegiance on the first night of the Republican National Convention.
A local teacher will spend part of his summer break seeing the country, getting a lot of exercise, and raising money for research for brain tumors in children.
Cleveland International Film Festival features short film "From the Ground Up: Grassroots Against Cancer".
Cornell researchers have discovered a way to penetrate the blood brain barrier that may soon permit delivery of drugs directly into the brain to treat chemo-resistant cancers.
American Brain Tumor Association funds first comprehensive study of 15-39 year-old population.