The Australian Government has heard the community voice loud and clear that survival rates for brain cancer in both adults and children are unacceptable. The Government has committed $100 MILLION to establish a fighting fund for research. The goal is aggressive – to double survival rates within 10 years.
A little boy in the US, Chad Carr who had an inoperable brain tumour and who donated his brain tumour to research after he passed away has contributed to a break through finding which may assist others with brain a similar brain cancer.
The PNET Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that it is a funding partner in the AIM Project – a major Australian project conducting research into all children’s brain cancers. The project is being led by the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation (RCD), in conjunction with ANZCHOG (Australia and New Zealand Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group).…
Histologically defined central nervous system primitive neuro‐ectodermal tumours (CNS‐PNETs) display heterogeneous DNA methylation profiles and show relationships to other paediatric brain tumour types (published in 2013)
Research published in 2012 into CNS PNET molecular sub groups with distinctive features
Markers of survival and metastatic potential in childhood CNS primitive neuro-ectodermal brain tumours:
an integrative genomic analysis (Published in 2012)