Tag: Cancer research

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.  …

#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…

“Collaboration” by The Lilabean Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of patient families, clinicians and researchers in “Collaborative Corner” 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 Nicole Giroux, Executive Director, The Lilabean Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer…

Kortney’s Challenge Shows Support for the CBTTC

On August 12, 2016, The Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) announced records for attendance and funds raised at its 11th annual family fun run/walk to support research for pediatric brain cancer, which is the number one tumor-related cause of death in children under age 19. Kortney’s Challenge drew 590 supporters to Monmouth Park in New Jersey while raising over $71,000…