Navigation Links
Television Actor Who Has Portrayed a Doctor and an Investigator Lends Support to Fundraiser for the Toughest Children's Cancer
Date:5/6/2008

upport that Integra LifeSciences, the Integra Foundation, and my family give to the Foundation's fight against pediatric brain cancer. Pediatric brain cancer is a deadly disease, and Integra invests over $25 million in research that we hope will improve the lives of these young patients."

Brain and spinal cord tumors in children are significantly more deadly to their victims than many other childhood cancers. What's more, treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can result in significant late effects ranging from cognitive impairment to physical challenges to social isolation. In addition, research is stymied by varieties of brain and spinal cord tumors and the challenges of collecting tumor samples from children.

The 6th Annual Dream & Promise Gala, produced by Charlotte Simon Productions, is the signature fundraising event for Children's Brain Tumor Foundation. Funds raised support the organization's program and education efforts including its new Survivorship Program and helps fund research to advance treatment and progress toward cures. This year's Gala will raise nearly $1 million.

The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) was founded in 1988 by a group of parents, physicians and friends to improve the treatment, quality of life, and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors. Our goal is to ensure parents and children know they are not alone in their struggle.

Now in our 20th year, we serve children and families nationwide affected by brain and spinal cord tumors. We provide support to families in the form of information and delivered online and via our toll-free line by professional pediatric oncology social workers. We help parents network with other parents via our Parent-2-Parent Network (P2P). We deliver hundreds of P2P Bags containing valuable information and support products. We also fund research to sp
'/>"/>

SOURCE Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. UPDATE: Retirement Living TV Partners With Maryland Public Television to Address the Issue of Healthcare in America Through Its Series Healthcare 08: Search for Solutions
2. Lifetime Television Proudly Announces October Marquee Event Original Movie, Living Proof Starring Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award Winner Harry Connick, Jr.
3. Sharing Miracles Television Program to Feature Leave it to Beaver Star Jerry Mathers
4. Retirement Living TV Partners with Maryland Public Television to Address the Issue of Healthcare in America Through Its Series Healthcare 08: Search for Solutions
5. Settlement Reached Between Motion Picture & Television Fund and SEIU UHW
6. Sharing Miracles Television Program to Feature Emmy Award-Winning Actor Joey Pantoliano
7. Caregivers to the Stars Light Up the Night; Healthcare Professionals Organize Candlelight Vigil to Prevent a Strike at Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital
8. Sharing Miracles Television Program to Feature Mountain Climber and Cancer Survivor Sean Swarner
9. Novartis and Sony Pictures Television Internationals Latin American Advertising Sales Group Launch Partnership to Create Multi-Media Platform for Breast Cancer Awareness, Detection, and Treatment in Latin America
10. Interactive Patient Television Drives Patient Satisfaction, LodgeNet Healthcare Study Shows
11. Lifetime Television Launches Third Annual Dont Skip a Beat Multi-Platform Heart Health Awareness Initiative
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... the potential health benefits of probiotics, antioxidants and other ... And the chemical industry is getting in on the ... deter growth, so the industry is responding with clinical ... cover story in Chemical & Engineering News ... Society. , Melody M. Bomgardner, a senior editor at ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... about an increase in adolescents, marijuana use following the ... relief. According to a new study at Rhode Island ... states with and without medical marijuana laws, legalizing the ... The study is published online in advance of print ... , "Any time a state considers legalizing medical marijuana, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Getting to the bottom of Alzheimer,s disease has ... turns and controversies. In the latest crook in ... insight into the interaction between proteins associated with ... journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience , could have ... K. Surewicz, Krzysztof Nieznanski and colleagues explain that ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... can provide primary care for low-income patients may ... insurance companies while improving patient health, researchers have ... that health clinics that avoid costs associated with ... lowering hospital admission rates and emergency room visits, ... State Altoona. , The researchers estimated that ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... The International Communication Association will hold its 64th ... theme of the 2014 conference will explore what ... digital society. , Featuring over 2,300 academic papers ... scholars representing over 40 countries, the ICA conference ... the world. This year,s conference features sessions that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents 2Health News:Clinics not bogged down by red tape can ease health cost burdens 2Health News:International Communication Association to hold Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington 2
... Partnership ... companion diagnostics development service , ... (PRWEB) July 6, 2010 -- Flagship Biosciences LLC, a provider of ... in Miami, Florida, to provide validated IHC companion diagnostic development capabilities. Vitro Molecular ...
... ... to Gain Profound Insight into the Mind & Body, Learn Innovative Breathing Techniques, Meditation & ... , ... 6, 2010 -- In a time of uncertainty and anxiety for many Americans, world-renowned humanitarian ...
... ... an internationally televised broadcast by RTAmerica exploring the rapid growth of the fertility industry. ... look into their egg donation center on the televised RTAmerica feature. , ... (PRWEB) July 6, 2010 -- ...
... ... highs and the American public is looking for a real solution. Leading authority on leptin ... recent article: Obesity Trend out of Control. His article states the causes and fixes to ... (PRWEB) July ...
... ... is pleased to announce the 2010 Angel MedFlight Scholarship of Excellence in ... will receive $3,000 toward his or her tuition for an aviation-related program ... Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation only have two more weeks to prepare ...
... ... 2010 suite of applications. Newly launched in June 2010, Microsoft Office 2010 offer ... clear data keeping and analysis, presentation functions, as well as online collaboration capabilities. ... (PRWEB) July 6, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Flagship Biosciences Partners with a Leading IHC CLIA Laboratory for Companion Diagnostics Service 2Health News:World Renowned Humanitarian and Spiritual Leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Brings Timely Message of Peace and Empowerment to Connecticut 2Health News:World Renowned Humanitarian and Spiritual Leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Brings Timely Message of Peace and Empowerment to Connecticut 3Health News:International News Channel Profiles Egg Donor Surrogacy USA 2Health News:International News Channel Profiles Egg Donor Surrogacy USA 3Health News:Obesity in America: World-Renowned Health Educator Offers Solutions to Obesity Epidemic 2Health News:Obesity in America: World-Renowned Health Educator Offers Solutions to Obesity Epidemic 3Health News:Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance offers,$3,000 scholarship for a student pursuing a career in aviation at an Arizona school, 2Health News:Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance offers,$3,000 scholarship for a student pursuing a career in aviation at an Arizona school, 3Health News:Bay Area Systems(BayAreaSystems.com) begin offering Microsoft Office 2010 support. 2Health News:Bay Area Systems(BayAreaSystems.com) begin offering Microsoft Office 2010 support. 3
(Date:1/14/2014)... Calif. , Jan. 14, 2014 The Brandeis Medical Center, ... Angeles a premier and affordable laser tattoo removal experience ... Dr. Brandeis, focus is in providing high quality cosmetic services with ... patients. " Southern California has seen ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 Animal Emergency Critical Care, a LifeCentre partner practice, located ... is the first in Loudoun County ... Dr. Susan M. Barnes , Medical Director, is a well-seasoned ... Cole Taylor , are avid scuba divers. "As altitude skiers ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014   Oligomerix, Inc. , a ... therapeutics for Alzheimer,s disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, ... Valhalla, NY as of January ... space at New York Medical College. Oligomerix, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine (hvm) Announces Animal Emergency Critical Care Installs A Small Animal Hyperbaric Chamber 2Oligomerix Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Secures Additional Laboratory Space from New York Medical College 2
... CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (CGNH.OB) announced today that Dr. ... of CardioGenics, will be presenting at RetailInvestorConferences.com.DATE: July 12, ... be a live, interactive online event where investors are ... in the presentation hall as well as the company,s ...
... JANEIRO, July 11, 2011 Advances in radiotherapy for ... discussed during four days of scientific presentations at the ... (SBRT), held in Rio de Janeiro last month.  The ... America, featured distinguished experts from around the world who ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CardioGenics Holdings Inc. to Present Live, Online at RetailInvestorConferences.com on July 12th 2Cancer Treatment Experts from Across Latin America Gather in Rio de Janeiro to Discuss Advances in Radiation Oncology 2Cancer Treatment Experts from Across Latin America Gather in Rio de Janeiro to Discuss Advances in Radiation Oncology 3
... IV and the Penilab V have an exceptionally sensitive ... is similar to the Model 1061 shown below, but ... added later. The Penilab V has a Doppler. ... accessories you'll need to get started. Latex rubber ...
... is designed for vascular labs already ... Its primary use will be ... a cuff with air. Blood ... cuffs - a proximal occluding cuff ...
... With its outstanding optical performance, the ... light used for all types of applications. ... micro-lens technology complies with the highest standards ... provides excellent shadow control within the surgical ...
... The DRE-200 ESU units use dedicated digital ... for processing data. This hardware allows parallel ... processing throughput, measuring tissue impedance 5000 times ... processed digitally, being converted to analog only ...
Medicine Products: