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Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...period. This fundraiser brought in $18,000. Coastal Helicopters will donate half of the proceeds. to the Children's Tumor Foundation. The rest will go toward other Lion projects. But all good things must come to an end. So, once again, thank...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-25/lions-thank-juneau-another-successf
Neighbors
Mich. professor makes an unexpected discovery

...produced mice that lacked mammary tumors and instead showed signs of...showing that salivary gland tumors in those mice were shrunk by...research director. "It's in a tumor that is so decidedly rare that...find that the study of these tumors is important. It might open...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031811/sta_801376271.shtml
News
Healing the mind to mend the body

...coordinating movement, sensation and speech. He has removed tumors from the brain, probed deeply into structures where electrical...difference," Kachmann said. Another patient had a large brain tumor. "I sat on the edge of the bed, talked to him, asked him...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020708/rel_244452747.shtml
Group forms to help those who have lost a child

...the group is one place she can spend time processing the death of her daughter, who died 24 years ago after combating a brain tumor."She woke up one day to go to the bathroom, and then she never woke up again," Garcia said. "We were told she was brain...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-29/group-forms-help-those-who-have-lost-ch
State
Lauren Hill unlikely to play game again amid cancer fight

...left-handed layups.Her cancerous brain tumor makes every day unpredictable. And whatever...it's a good dream."As the inoperable tumor squeezes her strength and energy, Hill...holding to life as tightly as she can. The tumor leaves her right side weak at times and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/lauren-hill-unlikely-play-game-again-a
Sports
'Night Flights' flying over Juneau next Friday

...try to get through in a fairly short time, and it's all for charity."The event raises funds for both the Children's Tumor Foundation and the Lions sight programs. It raised some $11,000 last year by chartering 66 flights. It raised $12,600...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/night-flights-flying-over-juneau-next-f
Local
This 'Iron Man' inspires with strength, sweetness

...or DSRCT, which is short for desmoplastic small round cell tumors. But she will.When she hears the name of a doctor in New...trips to the emergency room and five operations to remove 14 tumors from their son's tummy.There are also too many nights to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-06/iron-man-inspires-strength-sweetness
Sports
All that flying was for a good cause

...benefit sufferers of neurofibromatosis, a disease that causes tumors to grow inside and outside the body. For young Kenny Loken...and for the past three years doctors have had to remove the tumors so they don't damage his brain. Kenny returned from a 6 1...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122100/Ope_Let3.html
Opinion
Marijuana ingredient may fight brain cancer

...the brains of rats to produce tumors. Untreated rats died within...through a tube leading to the tumor. Fifteen rats got infusions...active component in marijuana. Tumors disappeared in three animals...drug, five of 15 rats became tumor-free and four others outlived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022800/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the brains of rats to produce tumors. Untreated rats died within...through a tube leading to the tumor. Fifteen rats got infusions...active component in marijuana. Tumors disappeared in three animals...drug, five of 15 rats became tumor-free and four others outlived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022800/Bre_news.shtml

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