Just One More Day for Love, Hope & a Cure
June 13, 2009
Treatment of diffuse intrinsic brainstem gliomas: failed approaches and future strategies. :“The discussion includes a rationale for stereotactic biopsies as well as possible therapeutic options of local chemotherapy in these lesions.”
Neurological grading, survival, MR imaging, and histological evaluation in the rat brainstem glioma model. :“Local chemotherapy in the brainstem glioma model showed significant efficacy for histological changes and survival. Our neurological grading enables quantification of drug and tumor-related morbidity as an important factor for functional performance during therapy.”
Diffuse pontine glioma in Jordan and impact of up-front prognosis disclosure with parents and families. :“Contrary to the common belief, our study showed that do not resuscitate should be addressed in Muslim patients with high-risk malignancies. We also found that diffuse pontine glioma warrants further study in developing countries.”
Continual reassessment method vs. traditional empirically based design: modifications motivated by Phase I trials in pediatric oncology by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium. :“Compared to the TM, our simulations indicate that the modified version of CRM is more accurate, exposes fewer patients to potentially toxic doses, and tends to require fewer patients. "
DIPG Conference Memorial “Alicia Pueyo” Workshop Research on Pontine Gliomas held in Barcelona Spain,on February 26th 2009Conference video is now available at Just One More Day
2nd Annual Smiles For Sophie Forever Birthday Bash and Dash5K and 1 Mile Run/WalkSaturday, July 4, 2009 at 9:00 a.m.Walker Road Park31621 Walker RoadAvon Lake, OH 44012