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Committed to improving the care and outcome of people with ependymoma through community support and research efforts.
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The CERN Foundation is helping anyone affected by ependymoma connect with the foundation through patient stories and, perhaps most importantly, each other.
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Christian Capitini Sep 15
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CERN Foundation Sep 13
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From our survey, we found that if you’re a family or individual that deals with life stressors in healthy way, you’re going to deal with in a health way.
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CERN Foundation Sep 13
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Survey results also showed that parents of pediatric patients report higher levels of sadness and anger than their kids report.
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CERN Foundation Sep 13
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From our pediatric outcomes survey, we found that children with are extremely resilient and adapt well to unfortunate or difficult circumstances.
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CERN Foundation Sep 13
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There are not high rates of depression or anxiety in kids with . Most are able to cope well overall and have meaningful and happy lives.
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CERN Foundation Sep 13
Children with face unique challenges compared to other kids with brain and spine tumors. Hear what we learned from our pediatric outcomes survey and the impact the disease has on children and their parents.
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CERN Foundation Sep 11
The CERN Foundation is a network of dedicated adult and pediatric neuro-oncologist who specialize in treating ependymoma. CERN clinicians come from the top research hospitals, each with his or her unique expertise. View our pediatric centers: .
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CERN Foundation Sep 10
There are many organizations that provide financial assistance to help with medical bills, travel, housing, prescription drugs and other related costs. Here are some financial assistance resources from :
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Jason Sciavicco Sep 6
At 16 years old, Eric was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma, cancer in his brain. Now, at 19, he's been told he has five months to live. "Cancer is the best thing that ever happened to me," Eric told "Good Morning America."
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CERN Foundation Sep 9
At age 11, Ian is sharing hope to the world and to those battling ependymoma that need inspiration.
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BADRlab Sep 6
It takes a village...in that case highly trained multidisciplinary team of physicians to diagnose and treat a brain tumor. Excellent brain tumor board discussion ⁦⁩ 2019 national conference
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Nicole Willmarth Sep 5
Intriguing talks by Amy Heimberger and Richard Gilbertson at the AARN meeting today!
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CERN Foundation Sep 5
We are so proud to be a part of this major accomplishment and improve the care of those with .
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eligiblefamilymember Sep 4
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Trust your instincts at every step, advocate for your child bc what your child feels matters and should always be respected, and embrace every moment with your child with as much love and joy as you are capable.
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CERN Foundation Sep 4
What advice do you have for other ependymoma parents with a newly diagnosed child?
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CERN Foundation Sep 3
Tamiko’s son, Colin, was diagnosed with an anaplastic ependymoma at age two. Like most parents, she and her husband did not know what to do. They began researching about his tumor to provide the best care for their son. Read: .
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American Brain Tumor Association Aug 27
Hundreds have already signed up for the ABTA 2019 National Conference. Seats are still available before online registration closes on Monday, Sept. 2. Hurry—sign up today
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CERN Foundation Aug 30
CERN Advisors, Drs. Mark Gilbert and Terri Armstrong of share about NCI-CONNECT, a program at NCI that offers adults patients with ependymoma tumor analysis, counseling and expert advice at their clinic.
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CERN Foundation Aug 29
Thanking of you! Prayers for good scans.
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