Child Brain Tumor Foundation Tissue Bank Consortium may Dire Problem in Pediatric Cancer Research Solve in a major effort to speed the treatment and cure of pediatric brain tumors and cancer, started the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation , the first phase of a tissue bank consortium designed to jump-start meaningful analyzes to the to the treatment and cure for this type of cancer, where survival rates are unacceptably low and neurocognitive and other damage, which is set by the today’s treatment options. – ‘The need for this approach almost visibly in pediatric oncologist who specializes in brain and spinal cord tumors,’said Robert Budlow, CBTF President check all about the treatment . ‘As an advocate and voice for children and families struggling, what can seem like insurmountable odds, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation is growing the tissue bank consortium doors doors scientific progress on this terrible disease to open committed. Susan L. Chairman of CBTF Grant Committee, explained why this initiative is so urgently needed. ‘Tissue banks are repositories of tissue samples that can be characterized used to used to evaluate treatments. Breast cancer, prostate cancer and melanoma, for example, have all dramatic improvements treatment recently seen for tissue banks and their large amounts of large amounts of tissue samples. But for pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, tumor tissue banking such as cut a small pie too many pieces. Many hospitals have tissue banks, but few, if any sufficient amount of various types of tumors have to implement a comprehensive research. Without the new tissue bank consortium , meaningful analysis to to the treatment and healing , is ‘practically impossible, she said.
The Licensing Industry Merchandisers main ‘Association , CBTF organizational factor has committed to fund the effort. ‘LIMA members products bring joy to countless children’s lives, we are of the possibility to a scientific venture, the joy children children can enlarge brain and spinal cord tumors will be interesting,’says Cheryl Stoebenau, Co-Chair of LIMA Charity Committee. ‘We believe our commitment to make a real difference to the success of this company and are proud of the of the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. ‘. Read More