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The Foundation recognized as a member of Benacerraf Society
The foundation becomes a member of the Benacerraf Society for their generous donation of $100,000 and above to support to Dr. Mark Kieran's research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
FOX8 News Highlights the Foundation
FOX8 News put together a wonderful piece highlighting the foundation, our mission, how we got started, and the impact our grants are making in the research community. It also covered our involvement in the Cleveand Rite Aid Marathon and Rich Figer's story of why he is running and how he is supporting the foundation.
Rare type of brain cancer is losing battle for children
Doctors say the rarity of DIPG tumors and the location in the brain make it hard to advance the science. To wit, there is little funding for research around the country.
The Big Fat Westside Wedding featured on Good Company
Prayers from Maria event, The Big Fat Westside Wedding was featured on Channel 3's Good Company, Monday, January 30th, 2012.
Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation "Sunflower Soiree"
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
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Gene Therapy Eliminates Brain Tumors Through Selective Recruitment Of Immune Cells
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.
Crossing Blood-Brain Barrier: Scientists Develop Drug Delivery System For Brain Cancers, Other Diseases
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
Pediatric Study Finds Alternatives For Radiation Of Low-grade Brain Tumors
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.
Natural Chemical From Sea Sponges Induces Death In Cancer Cells Via Unusual Pathway
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.
Young Age May Give Survival Advantage To Children With Certain Brain Tumors
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have shown that children under 3 years old who have a brain tumor called diffuse pontine glioma (DPG) appear to have a better outcome than older children with the same cancer.
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