Kyla Miller Foundation

Joining in the fight to end pediatric brain cancer...
P.O. Box 712     Dillsburg, Pennsylvania  17019
(717) 259-9742 

          NEWS YOU CAN USE                                                          Updated March 30, 2011
Mar 2011 - American Brain Tumor Association introduces TrialConnect, a free service that can link brain tumor patients to clinical trials based on tumor type and treatment history.
Mar 2011 - National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute launch improved website for patients and families.  This site provides the latest information on The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) scientific discoveries and how cancer treatment and care may be impacted.
2011 - CBTRUS publishes 3% increase over last year in estimated new cases of pediatric brain tumors for 2011.
Oct 6, 2010 - HR 971 proclaims 10-10-10 Pediatric Brain Tumor Awareness Day in Pennsylvania.  Special thanks to Rep. Will Tallman and Rep. Kerry Benninghoff for recognizing the work of Kyla Miller Foundation and their fight to end pediatric brain cancer.
Oct 4, 2010 - Doctors at Duke University's Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center make two announcements: 1) new clinical trial opens for medulloblastoma / PNET patients and 2) vaccine offers hope for GBM patients.  Read our newsletter for details! - More and more doctors across US recognize difficulty in getting research dollars to perform pediatric brain cancer research.
Penn State - KMF Board Member Dr. Melanie Comito serves as Program Director for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program at Penn State Children's Hospital.
Apr 25, 2010 - (PR-CANADA) Celtic Pharma announces initiation of pediatric dose tolerance trial evaluating XERECEPT(R) in pediatric patients suffering from primary, recurrent or metastatic brain tumors
Apr 16, 2010 (LabSpaces) Molecular discovery points to new therapies for brain tumors
Mar 12, 2010 (SiFy) Brain tumor's 'go-or-grow' switch found
CBTRUS - New statistical report now on-line
Mar 7, 2010 (COG) Congressman Joe Sestak Leads Charge for Increased Funding for Pediatric Cancer Research and Treatment
Feb 23, 2010 (THON) THON sets another record raising $7.8 million for Four Diamonds Fund to battle pediatric cancers
          LATEST EDITION OF BRAIN MATTERS NEWSLETTER                       Spring 2010
News-Watch Sources
American Brain Tumor Association
American Cancer Society
Bear Necessities
Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States
Children's Oncology Group
Four Diamonds Fund
National Brain Tumor Society
National Cancer Institute
Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Penn State Children's Hospital

Kyla Miller Foundation is a Pennsylvania state registered non-profit organization joining in the fight to end pediatric brain cancer. KMF is named lovingly after
Kyla LeeAnne Miller, a loving and vibrant child who succumbed to glioblastoma multiforme just two days shy of her tenth birthday. 
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