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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
Local Culinary Events Raise Funds for Prayers From Maria
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
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Brain Tumor Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results
A vaccine for treating a recurrent cancer of the central nervous system that occurs primarily in the brain has shown promise in preliminary data from a clinical trial at the University of California, San Francisco.
Small Molecule Offers Big Hope Against Cancer
DCA is an odourless, colourless, inexpensive, relatively non-toxic, small molecule. And researchers at the University of Alberta believe it may soon be used as an effective treatment for many forms of cancer.
A Venomous Treatment for Brain Tumors
Scientists use a synthesized version of poison from a scorpion to treat recurring brain tumors in cancer patients.
Brain Tumor Gene Mutations Discovered in Early Childhood Cases
Medical News Today - New research from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Washington University was able to identify several gene mutations in the brain that have not previously been identified with cancer. Study leader Suzanne Baker and colleagues found that 78 percent of DIPG tumors display changes in the histone H3 family of proteins, a genetic code that helps produce proteins that package DNA inside of cells. Disruptions in these procedures contribute to the development of cancer, Medical News Today said.
Best Treatments For Long-term Survival In Brain Tumor Patients Identified
A new Mayo Clinic study found that patients with low-grade gliomas survived longest when they underwent aggressive surgeries to successfully remove the entire tumor.
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