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…
Cordell Bartrum is a motocross racer from Maryland. He is the proud owner of is a 2009 Kawasaki Monster Energy KX250F. Cordell participated in the 2012 Motocross Race Season, which started in March at Buddscreek in Southern Maryland. He runs AMA District 7 and this year, added MAMA races. The…
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…
Survivors of childhood brain tumors are at an especially high risk for damage to the endocrine system. The endocrine system is comprised of glands and hormones that help to control specific functions of the body, such as metabolism, growth, puberty and reproduc-tion. Glands of the endocrine system include the pituitary,…
The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation is proud to be a Silver sponsor for the 16th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, to be held at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore, June 28-July 2, 2014.  CBTF has been a longtime supporter of this important and comprehensive symposium that…
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: 2013 Run with the Saints 2013 Casino Gala Clarksburg Dance Marathon DIPG: Clinical Features and Ongoing Discoveries Links and Resources ...and more!
The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation. In this issue: 2013 Superheroes 5K and Kids' Fun Run Geoff Cornman Golf Tournament Tennis for Tumors Grant Awards 2013-2014 Links and Resources ...and more!

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