Tag: Brain Tumor

‘Success’ Means Nothing Unless it Translates to Better Outcomes for our Kids

A Message from the CBTTC’s Scientific Co-Chair Dr. Michael Prados, MD Neuro-Oncologist, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Professor and Charles B. Wilson Endowed Chair of Neurological Surgery; UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Co-Project Leader; Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) Scientific Co-Chair; Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC)   I first became interested in neuro-oncology in the…

Q&A with Oligo Nation Co-Founder Brock Greene

The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of patient families, clinicians and researchers as part of “Collaborative Corner”. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org Q&A with Brock Greene, Co-founder of Oligo Nation, and father of two sons who have experienced brain tumors.  …

Q&A With Cure Kids Cancer Now! Foundation

The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of patient families, clinicians and researchers as part of “Collaborative Corner”. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org   Q&A with Monica Angel, Co-Founder, Executive Director of the Cure Kids Cancer Now! Foundation   Q: Cure…

Proteomic Dataset Release of the CPTAC and CBTTC Collaborative Pediatric Brain Tumor Pilot Study

To view this announcement from the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, visit https://proteomics.cancer.gov/news_and_announcements/proteomic-dataset-release-cptac-and-cbttc-collaborative-pediatric-brain-tumor July 2, 2019 While it’s a common misconception that all tumors in the brain are the same, there are more than 120 subtypes of brain cancers with very diverse features and diagnosis. In children, brain tumors are the leading…

It Takes a Village: How Clinicians, Researchers, and Patient Families Can Collaborate Toward Cures for Childhood Brain Tumors

A Message from the CBTTC Executive Committee Chair As I reflect on the past year – my first as Executive Committee Chair of the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) – I am filled with gratitude for the opportunity to serve and support this diverse community of physicians, scientists, patient families and philanthropic supporters, who…

#BrainTumorAwarenessMonth: Increased Support of Collaborative Brain Tumor Research is Critical to Improving Treatments and Discovering Cures for Children

  Every May, foundations, patient groups, hospitals, and researchers around the world call on the public to “Go Gray in May” to raise awareness about Brain Tumors and to encourage public support for research into these often devastating and life-threatening diseases in children and adults. According to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United…

“Letting Go” by Grayson Saves Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org By Jaclyn Savery, Grayson Saves Foundation The leaves are changing from that surreal green of summer to…

“Amplifying Hope” by The Alexander Muñoz Memorial Fund

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org By Laura Muñoz, Co-founder of the Alexander Muñoz Memorial Fund “Sprinkled everywhere, like sugar…”That description lives…