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Rush Inn Donates Proceeds to Help Fight Childhood Cancer
FOX 8 Cleveland - Rush Inn Bar & Grill of Avon teams up with the Prayers From Maria Foundation on National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day and donates 20 percent of the day's sales to much needed childhood glioma research.
WestLife- Sunflower Wine Festival benefits research
The third annual Sunflower Wine Festival moved to a new venue, the Old River Shops in Rocky River. An amazing collaboration, the event drew thousands of guests and cross-pollinated their reasons for coming. The event is a fundraiser for Prayers From Maria, an organization that funds research into brain tumors that affect children.
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The Morning Journal - Prayers From Maria fundraiser this Saturday in Rocky River
Old Detroit Road in Rocky River is serving as host to the annual fundraising event, the Sunflower Wine Festival, Saturday from 4pm to midnight, to raise money for the Prayers From Maria Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation.
WKYC - Rocky River Sunflower Wine Festival
There is a local effort in the fight to end an often deadly childhood disease -- glioma, a type of brain tumor found in children.
The Prayers From Maria Foundation will hold the Sunflower Wine Festival in Rocky River to raise money for research. To see the complete story, click on the news link.
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.
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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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