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For the fourth straight year the Sunflower Soiree was highly successful and helped raise money for the Prayers From Maria foundation. To get a full recap on how the charity event went, click here.
West Life newspaper previews the fourth annual Sunflower Soiree. The charity festival featured celebrity chefs, live music, and plenty of food. To read the full preview, click here.
West Shore Magazine features photos and a recap from 2010's highly successful Sunflower Soiree. See more.
Last year, Rich Figer, on a red-eye flight back to Cleveland suffered a concussion and went to an urgent care center to get it checked out after feeling nauseous. Doctors found a mass, and diagnosed Rich with a low-grade glioma.
While registering for the Rite-Aid Cleveland Marathon, Rich and his wife, Erin learned about Prayers from Maria Foundation! WKYC did a great spot on Rich. Click here to view the video http://www.wkyc.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=85249977001
Womens Journal recently did a feature on the Prayers From Maria foundation and interviewed one of the founders, Megan McNamara. Read the full interview here.
ScienceDaily — Scientists seeking to harness the power of the immune system to eradicate brain tumors face two major hurdles: recruiting key immune cells called dendritic cells into areas of the brain where they are not naturally found and helping them recognize tumor cells as targets for attack.
ScienceDaily — Scientists have developed a new drug delivery system that is capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier to reach and kill cancer cells in the brain
ScienceDaily — A multi-institutional study led by researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has found that using chemotherapy alone and delaying or avoiding cranial radiation altogether can be effective in treating pediatric patients with unresectable or progressive low-grade glioma.
ScienceDaily — A chemical called candidaspongiolide (CAN) inhibits protein synthesis but also kills cancer cells by triggering caspase 12-dependent programmed cell death, according to an article in the Aug. 26 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.