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Announcing the Ependymoma Fund for Research & Education – News & Blog


Dear Friend of the Brain Tumor Community,

We write to share with you that the Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network (CERN) Foundation and the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) have entered into a formal collaborative effort to raise financial support for ependymoma research and education. Statistically rare, ependymomas occur in both adults and children and, unfortunately, relatively few experts in the area of this brain and spine tumor type exist throughout the world. Patients and families deserve to be able to go to one place for support, education, and to know who the leaders are in their disease area. This is a major goal of our new effort, as is the intention to spur innovative research.  

Since 2006, CERN has been providing support to ependymoma patients and families as well as advancing ependymoma research through fellowships and grants from generous foundations…

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