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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
West Shore Magazine Spotlights the Sunflower Soiree
West Shore Magazine features photos and a recap from 2010's highly successful Sunflower Soiree.
Broadview Heights: Marathon runner raising money for personal cause
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
Women's Journal Interviews Megan McNamara
Womens Journal recently did a feature on the Prayers From Maria foundation and interviewed one of the founders, Megan McNamara. Read the full interview
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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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