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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

DIPG Digest

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January 21, 2009
Foundations News

http://www.marcjr.org/Home/tabid/235/Default.aspx : Introducing The Marc Apodaca Jr Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation

http://www.marcjr.org:80/FoundationMembers/MossReport/tabid/461/Default.aspx : BRAIN STEM GLIOMA-CHILD MOSS REPORT

http://www.justonemoreday.org/ParentPointers/DIPGConference.html : Memorial "Alicia Pueyo Workshop -- Research on pontine gliomas -- Barcelona, February 26th 2009

http://josiefoundation.org:80/distributions_grants.html : The Josie Foundation distribution to Give Kids The World

Medical News

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov:80/ct2/show/NCT00572182?term=MK0752&rank=4 : MK0752 in Treating Young Patients With Recurrent or Refractory CNS Cancer

http://www.abc2.org:80/advancev4/fan.htm : “Depleting Cancer Stem Cells by Notch Pathway Blockade in Glioblastomas” XING FAN, M.D., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Foundations Updates

Gunner's Magic Train http://www.gunnergillespie.com/
Gunner's Magic Train is trying to "BOUNCE OUT PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMORS"On Feb 6 during the Marshall County vs. Murray High we will be hosting the fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for brain tumors.

Riah's Rainbow http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/mariahklein
Riah's Rainbow... helping children love art as much as Mariah did. To learn more please visit http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/mariahklein
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