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New trial brings hope to children battling inoperable brain cancer

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There’s been a groundbreaking find in the quest for a cure to an inoperable pediatric brain cancer.

Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, has a survival rate of zero. However, a new trial has finally found a safe way to deliver drugs to the brain stem tumor using “convection-enhanced delivery.”

>>Read more about the trial here<<

There are several DIPG warriors in the Mid-Michigan area.

Ian Pomeroy and Braden Miller are still fighting.

Ryan Smigiel, Chad Carr and Kaleb Stuck have passed away.

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