The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation is a volunteer-run organization driven to help educate families whose children have been diagnosed with brain tumors. Our mission is to provide grant funding for researchers to further the cause to find a cure. >>

Welcome to the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation web site! We are pleased to continue to fund research to find a cure for this devastating disease. It is only through fund raising that we are able to fund medical research on Childhood Brain Tumors and provide hope for families. Please consider…
Physical Activity for Cognitive Effects - NEW RESEARCH STUDY   A new protocol is open at the Pediatric Oncology Branch of the National Cancer Institute for children, ages 8 to 17 years, who have had a brain tumor that was treated with radiation at least 2 years ago. This study…
Basic Facts &Epidemiology Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)is a devastating, aggressive brain tumor of childhood. It arises in the pons, a region of the brainstem involved in critical body functions. Though brainstem tumors are extremely rare among adults, they comprise approximately 10-15% of all pediatric brain tumors. DIPG is the…
International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) June 24 – 27, 2012, Family Day The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation was delighted to provide a Silver Sponsorship for the 15th ISPNO and supported the Nursing Symposium. The ISPNO also included a special day organized to provide an educational opportunity for families on…
The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation. In this issue: Fall 2014 Events Run with the Saints Be AMYazing 16th Annual International Symposium on Pediatric Oncology Progress Summary: Evaluating the efficacy of Casein Kinasela agonists on medullablastoma recurrence ...and more!

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