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…
The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation and Children's Health Care Systems are Pleased to Present Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Focus on Brain Tumors Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:30AM - 5:00PM The purpose of this (free) one-day conference is to provide comprehensive information presented by experts, covering topics that may be relevant to…
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…
The 2015 grant application is now CLOSED! The CBTF Grant Application can be completed online at the follow link: https://ictr.research.bcm.edu/R5T80IF3WH2/CBTF/Default.aspx Grant applications must be submitted electronically using the online system: The deadline date was Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:00 PM. Extensions will not be permitted under any circumstance and applications…
The Neurotransmitter is a semi-annual newsletter published by The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation. In this issue: 2015 Be AMYazing Reston Youth Triathlon Childhood Cancer Survivorship Conference: Focus on Brain Tumors CBTF Enters its 22nd Year ...and more!

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