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Kaina encourages her father by being his running partner through his battle against brain cancer.

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More than 1,500 runners raced through Camp Mabry Sunday morning, including an Austin father battling brain cancer.
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Don't forget to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them everyday. #family #appreciation
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Six-year-old Bryce Aswell was developing faster than most kids his age.

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Parents "just thought he was a big boy" and hold out hope for successful treatment
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"Aim for 30 minutes a day, in any way." -The American Institute for Cancer Research
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Duke University is demonstrating their latest clinical trial of applying a re-engineered polio virus into patients with brain cancer.

Watch more on this "Killing Cancer" segment of 60 Minutes:
60 Minutes follows brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill cancer cells
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After being diagnosed with glioblastoma, MaryAnn enrolled in a new drug trial called a basket trial.

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A drug that's effective in patients with certain forms of melanoma is being tested as a treatment for other cancers whose genetic code contains an identical mutation.
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A little positivity can go a long way. #bepositive #CCScott #quote
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"He made it 33 miles, an impressive distance for any runner to complete. But Lota isn't just any runner, he's an 8-year-old with a brain tumor."

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If it weren’t for his aching feet, Lotatoa "Lota" Ward thinks he would've finished the recent Antelope Island Buffalo Run, a 50-mile trail race near Salt Lake City, Utah.
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"Patients who stay optimistic appear to have a better chance of surviving cancer, or at least make better use of their remaining time." - Dr. Chia Yin Nin

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New advances for brain tumor treatments are allowing medical professionals to do more than ever before.

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Nearly 70,000 new cases of primary brain tumors will be diagnosed this year.
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Keep coloring. #braincancer
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Keep fighting. #IvyFoundation
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Funding Patient-Focused Research on Gliomas
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The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation is dedicated to improving the survival and quality of life of people diagnosed with brain tumors. We fund promising research because funding leads to answers. And answers lead to hope.

Our ultimate goal is to cure brain cancer, while our immediate goal is to improve diagnostics and treatment. We’re dedicated to improving the lives of all patients with brain cancer by funding research that we hope will lead to the doubling of life expectancy of patients with brain cancer. Our goal is to do this within the next seven years. Since 2005 we’ve committed more than $50 million to research into brain tumors, with the expectation that this will lead to better diagnostics and therapies. We are dedicated to this search because funding leads to answers, and answers lead to hope.
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