Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
Last year, a friend was diagnosed with primitive neuroectodermal tumor, or PNET, a rare form of cancer related to Ewing's sarcoma that mainly strikes young children and teenagers. The siblings, both in seventh grade at Corona del Mar Middle School, had ...
Daily Pilot - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:52



Firefighter to run marathon to raise money for local boys with cancer
Phinn, 9, was diagnosed in January 2014 with level 4 primitive neuroectodermal tumors, cancerous tumors that can develop in or spread to the brain or spinal cord. Mateo, 3, is undergoing a lengthy treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He was ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune - Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:55

Elmhurst cancer survivor gives back with chocolate stand
Ben was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer known as a Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor in November 2005 when he was just 5 months old. His family was in the process of moving to Elmhurst when they received the news. Since then, Ben has ...
Suburban Life Publications - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:28

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



New Tech High School project enlightens students to disease
Phinneus is a 9-year-old Arroyo Grande boy battling Stage 4, spinal primitive neuroectodermal tumors -- SPNET cancer that forms in the brain and spreads down the spinal column. Pfarr and his project teammates -- Melia Martin, Steven Arguijo, Delenn ...
Lompoc Record - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:56



Kirkwood community rallies around local family
“It was SPNET and it's very high risk. Bianka's had a kind of SPNET, or supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumour, which are mostly found in children. They are also called cerebral neuroblastomas. Not much is known the specific type of tumor she ...
Decaturish.com - Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:02

Childhood cancer
19, Browynn Birdsong was diagnosed with a primitive neuroectodermal tumor also known as a medulloblastoma. PNET is a highly malignant, fast growing tumor that causes pressure on the brain and seizures. Birdsong underwent a 7 1/2 hour surgery on Aug ...
McPherson Sentinel - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:20

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


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