Tag "DIPG"

Photo: (lf-rt) Randy Giaquinto, Blaise V. Jones, MD and James L. Leach, MD Cincinnati Children’s honored three of our Radiology faculty in their extraordinary achievements of entrepreneurship and teamwork at the 5th Annual Faculty Awards on Feb. 19. Randy Giaquinto › Continue Reading

A 10-year-old boy with the same aggressive brain cancer as Lauren Hill is getting messages and prayers from all over the world. Kyler Bradley was admitted to Cincinnati Children’s, to receive treatment for DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). Local 12’s › Continue Reading

Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old Mount St. Joseph basketball player diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and treated at Cincinnati Children’s, died on Friday, April 10. The Cincinnati Enquirer collected a number of tributes to her. See the tributes at Cincinnati.com, › Continue Reading

Cancer is the number one killer of children. About 10,000 children will be diagnosed this year. But only about 4 percent of the $4.79 billion federal cancer research budget goes to pediatric illness. As a result, more moms and dads › Continue Reading

The Cure Starts Now Foundation has awarded Dr. Rachid Drissi in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children’s a $100,000 grant for use in researching DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) , the brain cancer that Mount St. Joseph basketball player Lauren › Continue Reading

So far, Lauren Hill’s efforts have raised more than $775,000 for The Cure Starts Now.  A telethon is taking place Tuesday, December 30, to help her reach her goal of raising more than $1 million. Lauren has DIPG, a rare and › Continue Reading

Lauren Hill’s battle with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) at Cincinnati Children’s has garnered national awareness of the disease. Other affected families such as Grace White’s are reinforcing how important support and awareness are for those diagnosed with this rare › Continue Reading

“A 5-year-old with headache, vomiting, and double vision” are words that may prompt a doctor to order a brain MRI. Luckily, most brain MRI exams with this indication end up being normal; however, we sometimes unfortunately identify abnormalities that lead us › Continue Reading

I don’t think it’s too far of a stretch to say that anyone who has read or seen Lauren Hill’s story has been touched by her courage, strength, and selflessness in some way. Lauren Hill has diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma › Continue Reading