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Month: November 2012

GVHD – A Day in the Life Of

The video provides a sensitive perspective on the lives of four young people (including Steven G) dealing with life after Bone Marrow Transplant and having GVHD. The Video was made possible through The Meredith Cowden Foundation.

2012 Recipient of the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Scholarship

$15,000 awarded to David Askew, Ph.D. who is a researcher with Dr. Alex Huang’s Laboratory at the University Hospital Case Medical School. Dr. David Askew will focus his research effort to study how leukemia cells establish themselves in the bone marrow and the mechanisms by which these cells cross the blood-brain barrier to invade the…
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Thoughts from the Cowden Foundation GVHD Symposium

  Last Friday I attended the Cowden Foundation GVHD Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio.  Oncology Researchers, Physicians, Nurses, Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors and Caregivers/Families participated in this highly informative event. Both professionals and lay people sat together and learned about the most current research in the field of Graft Vs. Host Disease (GVHD), a sometimes life…
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