Tag: Childhood Cancer Awareness

#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…

“Milestones” by Christopher Brandle Joy of Life 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 Mary Brandle, Christopher’s mother, Secretary of Christopher Brandle Joy of…

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! Each year, an estimated 250,000 children around the world under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer, which is the largest cause of death by disease for children age 15 or younger. [Learn more information about pediatric cancers by clicking here]. Unlike many adult cancers, these diseases are not…