5 Banks Battle For Best Blood Drive In Honor Of Jaxon Beavers
Six-year-old Jaxon was diagnosed with a brain tumor, called sPNET, which stands for Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor. This is a rare tumor that occurs in children and young adults. Jaxon has received both red cell and platelet ...
The Chattanoogan - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:26

Benefit dinner and auction to help Petoskey kindergarten student
17 at Petoskey High School, 1500 Hill Street. Jenna Giddings, a kindergarten student at Ottawa Elementary School, has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. She has been treated for a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) brain tumor for almost a ...
Petoskey News-Review - Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:45

How A Father Found His Calling In The Wake Of Unimaginable Heartbreak
Within 24 hours of being diagnosed, Jacob underwent surgery to remove what is known as a primitive neuroectodermal tumor. The procedure was long and difficult -- one of the bloodiest the surgeon had ever done, Shatan said -- but ultimately successful.
Huffington Post - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:33

Columbus Marathon: Kenyans finish 1-2 in men's race; Woodring wins second ...
Rollins' son Chris passed away after years of fighting Metastactic Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the brain, spine and cerebral fluid. Almost 20,000 runners converged on Columbus to run the annual full and half marathons. (The Columbus Dispatch ...
Columbus Dispatch - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:23

High-Dose Chemo Before RT Results in High Survival in Pediatric Brain Tumors
High-dose chemotherapy plus conventional radiotherapy resulted in a high 3-year overall survival in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed medulloblastoma and supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor (sPNET). Christelle Dufour, MD, of ...
Cancer Network - Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:30

Biological anthropologist turns to fiction to explain the past
RH: He had a very rare cancer called primitive neuroectodermal tumor, a form of Ewing sarcoma. The tumor started in his rib and got to be the size of a football. We realized he had it because he was having difficulty breathing. We spent a considerable ...
Buffalo News - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:33



Ewing's Sarcoma Patients Seek Help Through Social Media
Patients with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, have found hope in Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and other social media platforms. A New York City-based charity, Maya's Hope, has been featuring Chesca, a little girl from the Philippines who has ...
The Inquisitr - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:54

The New York Stem Cell Foundation announces $9 million to 6 new NYSCF ...
The NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Program's selection committee consisted of Lorenz Studer, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Fiona Watt, DPhil, King's College London in the United Kingdom; Irv Weissman, MD, Stanford ... she is ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:41


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