Tag: PNOC

Racing To Find Cures for DIPG Brain Tumors in Children

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a rare form of pediatric brain tumor located in the pons (middle) of the brain stem. “Glioma” is a general term used to describe any tumor that develops within glial tissue, a type of supportive tissue that keeps neurons in place and functioning.   According to the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s…

CAVATICA Launch: Vice President Biden Delivers Cancer Moonshot Report, Announces Public and Private Sector Actions to Advance Cancer Moonshot Goals

Today, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium, the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium, and Seven Bridges announce the release of CAVATICA, a data analysis platform designed to facilitate the rapid integration of data from multiple diseases affecting children, including cancer and other rare diseases like congenital disorders, epilepsy, and autism. Birth defects and neurological disorders have…

Cavatica featured in Four-Square Clobbers Cancer

Cavatica’s Beta Release A recent article in Four-Square Clobbers Cancer features Cavatica, the cloud-based environment for securely storing, sharing and analyzing large volumes of pediatric brain tumor and genomic data.  Cavatica will ultimately enable doctors, researchers and data scientists to work together to discover better treatments and cures for children diagnosed with pediatric brain tumors.   Additionally, this will allow…