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  1. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    He died peacefully at his Columbus home early Sunday afternoon while surrounded by family and friends. He had battled brain cancer for nearly three years.

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  2. Daniel Gerson, screenwriter on 'Big Hero 6' and 'Monsters, Inc.,' dies at 49Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Daniel Gerson, best known for co-writing Disney's "Big Hero 6" and Pixar's two "Monsters" films, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer. He was 49. After beginning his career as a staff writer on the NBC sitcom "Something So Right," which ran 1996-98, Gerson soon transitioned to film, co-writing 2001's "Monsters, Inc." with Andrew Stanton, as well as 2013's "Monsters University" with Dan Scanlon and Robert L. Baird.

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  3. 8-year-old girl battling rare brain cancer receives support from across nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fox News

    An 8-year-old girl who bravely told the world about her aggressive brain tumor in a video posted on YouTube has garnered support from strangers across the country. Parker Monhollon, from Silver Lake, Kansas, was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma , the same cancer that college basketball player Lauren Hill battled before she died last April.

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  4. Web fundraiser for poorly Canvey girl raises 4,000 in just one weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Basildon Recorder

    ... on our website you agree to our use of cookies. A POORLY eight-year-old will fly to America for pioneering brain cancer treatment after A 4,000 was raised in a week. Generous fundraisers dug deep to collect cash for Indiana Corr-Day, from Canvey , ...

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  5. 9-year-old-boy sells trading cards to help friend who has brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A 9-year-old Springfield boy is selling his baseball cards to raise money for his friend who has brain cancer. But on Sunday Brady started selling his cards at the Chicopee Boys & Girls Club at the Cards and Collectibles Show that is held regularly.

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  6. New UPMC test promises lower cost, more effective treatment for brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post-gazette.com

    ... be most effective in treatment. GlioSeq also promises to identify a variety of genetic mutations that cause brain cancer, eliminating the time and expense of individual tests that had been necessary in the past. As part of a National Institutes of ...

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  7. 9 year old Massachusetts boy sells trading cards to help friend who has brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A 9-year-old Springfield boy is selling his baseball cards to raise money for his friend who has brain cancer. But on Sunday Brady started selling his cards at the Chicopee Boys & Girls Club at the Cards and Collectibles Show that is held regularly.

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  8. Research 'dream team' to attack brain tumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Stratford City Gazette

    A "dream team" of top Canadian scientists has been named to mount a new attack on aggressive brain cancers in children and adults by focusing on the stem cells that spur their growth. Dr. Peter Dirks, a neurosurgeon and researcher at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, will head the Stand Up to Cancer team, which will employ genomic and molecular profiling technologies to analyze brain cancer stem cells.

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  9. Renewed Push For 'Death With Dignity' Bill At State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CBS Local

    ... on the issue next week. Two years ago, Diaz's wife Maynard became famous for going public with her battle with brain cancer and her belief that all terminally ill patients should have access to life-ending prescription medication. She died in ...

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  10. Horley family raise brain cancer awareness and funds with vintage tea partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Redhillandreigatelife.co.uk

    A couple who lost their two year old daughter to a brain tumour are organising a vintage tea party to raise awareness and funds for brain cancer research. Horley residents, Tim and Kirsty Lee's daughter Keira was diagnosed in November 2013 and died just one week later after surgery to remove the tumour.

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  11. Mob Wives Star Alicia DiMichele on Big Ang's Brave Cancer Battle:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | People

    ... day by day." But this week, her sister Janine Detore revealed Raiola had been hospitalized for stage 4 lung and brain cancer, and after a little less than a month of chemotherapy, one tumor had increased in size and the other remained unchanged. ...

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  12. Our View: Congress should join in president's initiative to boost cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Carter's battle against cancer. Obama's choice of Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died last year from brain cancer, will put someone with passion at the helm. Now Congress needs to get on board. The president's proposed budget should be ...

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  13. He'll run circles around DentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Chad Neely, a Denton firefighter and former Navy SEAL, laces up on Friday. On March 1, he plans to run 100 miles around the city to raise awareness for his friend's 5-year-old-daughter, who has brain cancer.

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  14. Austin family helping the Carolina Panthera s biggest fan fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A six year old Carolina boy with brain cancer has a big rooting interest in the Super Bowl tomorrow, and a lot of people have a rooting interest in that boy, as evidenced by a GoFundMe page started up in Austin. Mary Catherine Townsend calls Austin her home now, but hails from Charlotte where her lifelong friend has a youngster named Holmes, who has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

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  15. Journey to life for visiting pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Hollister Free Lance

    ... Erdman, a Sherman Oaks resident, is believed to be one of the world's longest living survivors of metastatic brain cancer, which results from cancer that starts elsewhere in the body. Erdman was 24 when a tumor was found at the base of his armpit. ...

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  16. Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, Honored as an Expert NeurosurgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas, supervising gene therapy and stem cell delivery for novel brain cancer therapies and managing survival-associated genetic studies for the development of personalized medicine protocols for brain tumor ...

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  17. Cartoonist fraternity mourns Tailang's deathRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Newkerala.com

    ... Minister", comprising of a collection of cartoons on former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Under treatment for brain cancer since 2014, he breathed his last at his east Delhi residence on Saturday. He is survived by his daughter and wife. ...

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  18. Director Of NIH To Speak At Smashing Walnuts GalaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Walnuts Foundation, we are faced with exceptional scientific opportunities to advance treatments for childhood brain cancer, In addition to the research that NIH already supports in this area, the Vice President's National Cancer Moonshot proposes ...

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  19. Noted cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Rediff.com

    Eminent cartoonist Sudhir Tailang, who chronicled contemporary Indian politics with wit and humour, died in New Delhi on Saturday after battling brain cancer for over two years. Tailang was under treatment for brain cancer since 2014 and breathed his last at his East Delhi residence in Mayur Vihar.

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  20. Last chance for a cure for young girl in West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Madison Pagel, 5, was diagnosed with brain cancer and cancer in her spinal fluid at just four months old. That condition is called Choroid Plexus.

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