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    04/04/2013
    Ingram and His Sibling Stars

    Two little girls find ways to help during their brother's cancer treatment.

     
     
    02/15/2011
    Hope on the horizon

    Yeshaai Govender's family traveled nearly 9,000 miles to find the best brain tumor treatment for their son.

     
     
    06/05/2010
    Experimental targeted therapy shows early promise against medulloblastomas – a type of childhood brain cancer

    Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology the findings of a pediatric brain tumor study using an experimental drug that targets the underlying genetic makeup of the tumor.

     
     
    09/10/2009
    Evan Pertile: A reason to smile

    Where would two physicians turn if their son had a brain tumor? One couple found world-class treatment—as well as their son’s trademark smile—at St. Jude.

     
     
    09/25/2006
    Improved treatment raises brain tumor survival rate

    A team of investigators led by St. Jude has announced that improvements in the treatment of the childhood brain cancer medulloblastoma have significantly increased the rate of survival of children with this disease.

     
     
    09/07/2006
    Improved treatment raises medulloblastoma survival rate

    A team of investigators led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced that improvements in the treatment of the childhood brain cancer medulloblastoma have significantly increased the rate of survival of children with this disease.

     
     
    02/20/2006
    Touchdown: Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program

    Thanks to the St. Jude Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program, victory is within reach for kids with medulloblastoma.

     
     
    09/19/2005
    Brain cancer treatment impedes reading skills

    Irradiation therapy for the brain cancer medulloblastoma is more likely to impair IQ and reading skills of younger children than older children even if the dose of radiation is reduced.

     
     
    03/02/2005
    Brain tumor with dismal prognosis in infants can be cured in older children

    Some children with a rare brain tumor that is considered almost universally fatal can be saved if they receive radiation therapy followed by tandem (given one after the other) cycles of high-dose chemotherapy.

     
     
    12/10/2004
    Medulloblastoma: MRI scans may be misleading

    Irradiation and high-dose chemotherapy used to treat two types of brain tumors can cause changes in the brain's white matter that look like tumors when seen on MRI scans.

     
     
    03/02/2004
    Improving treatment of medulloblastoma

    Clinical researchers are getting closer to an international clinical trial to improve guidelines for treatment of medulloblastoma.