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2nd Annual Old Man/Lady Softball Game to benefit the PLGA Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

2nd Annual Old Man/Lady Softball Game to benefit the PLGA Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Like softball and fun?  Hate brain cancer?  The 2nd Annual Old Man/Lady Softball Game is seeking players! Join in on August 16th at Greenie Park Newton NH. Last year was a huge success..this year the list is growing larger with so many more activities planned. Admission is $20 to play/ $2 admission. There will be […]

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View the webinar here- Dr. Mark Kieran “Long Term Survivorship Outcomes for Children Battling Low Grade Glioma Brain Tumors”

View the webinar here- Dr. Mark Kieran “Long Term Survivorship Outcomes for Children Battling Low Grade Glioma Brain Tumors”

Did you miss the webinar on May 5th?  View a recording  of our Clinical Director, Dr. Mark Kieran’s webinar where he discussed result of his recent study of long-term clinical outcomes.  This unprecedented study finally quantifies what outcomes look like for LGG kids who have undergone the front-line treatment protocols (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation). Understanding […]

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Casty Family Award for Achievement in Mentoring 2014

Casty Family Award for Achievement in Mentoring 2014

On March 12th, our PLGA Program Scientific Director was awarded the 2014 Casty Family Achievement in Mentoring Award.  Many of Dr. Stiles’ past and present trainees attended the event held at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and enjoyed a look back over Dr Stiles’ career as a scientist and mentor.  Congratulations Dr Stiles!

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Awards of Three New Grants in 2013

Awards of Three New Grants in 2013

The PLGA Foundation has generously awarded Drs. Kieran and Stiles grants to support clinical research co-ordinators to increase the number of children and families who can participate in making new discoveries and advance treatments. The third grant was awarded to Dr. Keith Ligon, MD, PhD to fund research into mutated cancer-driving genes that an serves […]

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