To ensure you receive our emails, please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your address book. Email not displaying correctly?View it in your browser. Cristian Rivera Foundation 2020 August Newsletter Happy August from all of us here at CRF! August is World Cancer Support Month. Do you know someone living with cancer or another serious illness and want […]
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Souweidane, whose highly anticipated results of the first-ever dose escalation study using convection-enhanced delivery (CED) in patients with DIPG, were published in Lancet Oncology. Thank you Dr. Souweidane, for continuously working hard towards finding a cure for DIPG. “Full Steam Ahead” Follow Here to Read the CED Letter
CRF learned yesterday that Lisha’s follow up was “Thumbs Up” her next MRI is 4/18. She is living proof that we will find “A CURE”!
In a new milestone in the fight against DIPG, Dr. Mark Souweidane this week performed a direct infusion of a cancer-fighting drug into the brain of a young patient — for the third time. The child was the first ever to receive three infusions, all at the highest dose level in the trial. The […]
Dr. Mark Souweidane today treated the final patient in his Phase I clinical trial of convection-enhanced delivery (CED) for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). The trial, which had enrolled 31 patients over the past four years, was designed to test the safety of CED as a means of delivering a cancer-fighting drug directly to […]
Minnesota Boy with D.I.P.G. meets his favorite Power Ranger in California thanks to Little Kernel Popcorn Company & Cristian Rivera Foundation
Minnesota Boy with D.I.P.G. meets his favorite Power Ranger in California thanks to Little Kernel Popcorn Company & Cristian Rivera Foundation At The Cristian Rivera Foundation, our primary goal is to assist in finding a cure for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. Our Foundation also plays a critical role in supporting families that are impacted by […]
Humans of NY has been doing a 2–week series on pediatric cancer (patients, families, providers) at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Mark Souweidane was interviewed for the series on Tuesday and his segments were posted on Wednesday. It has been an amazing phenomenon for two straight days now – literally hundreds of thousands of comments, likes, shares, […]
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