President Obama signs a Pediatric Cancer Research Bill April 3, 2014

A Pretty Remarkable Discovery


Cancer Research UK-funded scientists may have discovered a new way to treat a type of childhood brain tumour that has proved incurable up until now, according to a study published in Nature Genetics today* (Sunday).


"Our study has uncovered a remarkable genetic link between two very different but distressing diseases – a rare inherited condition that turns muscles into bone, and a deadly form of childhood brain cancer" - Dr Chris Jones

 

To read more... http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/49644-genetic-flaw-may-hold-key-to-deadly-childhood-brain-tumour.html

Additional Research Articles

Dr. Monje sent these published articles.  She has collaborated with other's to take some big steps in the battle against DIPG and discusses them in the articles below. They are a pretty intense read, but very amazing.  Watch for Wayland's name in the acknowledgements.