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The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation proudly was a Silver Sponsor of the 16th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, a biennial meeting. The meeting was held June 28 through July 2, 2014. Summary compliments of Dr. Roger Packer The ISPNO Conference in Singapore was attended by over 900 clinicians and clinical…
Physical Activity for Cognitive Effects - NEW RESEARCH STUDY   A new protocol is open at the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute for children, ages 8 to 17 years, who have had a brain tumor that was treated with radiation at least 2 years ago. This study…
Basic Facts &Epidemiology Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)is a devastating, aggressive brain tumor of childhood. It arises in the pons, a region of the brainstem involved in critical body functions. Though brainstem tumors are extremely rare among adults, they comprise approximately 10-15% of all pediatric brain tumors. DIPG is the…
Dear Researchers, It is our pleasure to announce the 2016 grant application process. This year, our application is now available for online submission and may be found at the following link: https://ictr.research.bcm.edu/R5T80IF3WH2/CBTF/Default.aspx Grant applications must be submitted electronically using the online system: The deadline date is March 18, 2016, 6:00 …
The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation. In this issue: Fall Event Update Grant Summary Special Thanks and Remembrances Research Summaries ...and more!

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