pediatric brain cancer
February 18, 2022
Palliative Care Options for a Young Adult Patient with a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
This clinical case study published in the scientific journal Cureus suggests that intelligent, compassionate, palliative care is likely the best approach to this very difficult brain tumor.
February 18, 2022
DIPG All-In-Initiative Awards $35,000 Grant for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
As announced by Cancer Commons partner the Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc., a collaboration of groups has announced funding to support research into possible treatments for pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
February 22, 2020
Accelerating Children’s Access to New Treatments for High Risk Brain Tumors BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
Article from Michigan Health Lab curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes:
Children with serious brain tumors need access to as many clinical trials as possible. This new consortium will encourage that.
Go to full article published by Michigan Health Lab.
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April 10, 2019
Case Report in the Journal of Neurosurgery Highlights Potential of ONC201 in H3 K27M-mutant DIPG
Last fall, we announced our collaboration with Musella Foundation, xCures, The Cure Starts Now Foundation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation, and Oncoceutics to help patients access ONC201, a new, experimental treatment for a type of brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), as well as other gliomas with a genetic mutation known as H3 K27M. Oncoceutics now reports the publication of a case study of a 10-year-old patient for whom ONC201… Read more »
- January 25, 2017