When it comes to diseases considered “rare” by the medical community, family foundations are pivotal in driving research dollars. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a prime example of this. While DIPG is “rare” — approximately 200-400 children in the US alone are diagnosed annually — the lack of options for those diagnosed is unacceptable.…
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Faces of DIPG
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Welcome to The ChadTough Foundation web site!
The Chad Tough Foundation was started by the Carr Family in honor of their son Chad and his battle with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). The Chad Tough Foundation supports pediatric brain tumor research and studies nationwide. We Are Rallying to Cure Pediatric Brain Tumors.
When a parent receives the devastating news that their child has Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), they also learn that there is no viable treatment plan. That means the responsibility of researching options and choosing the mode and method of treatment lies directly on the shoulders of the parents. Not only are these parents unqualified,…
Adam Edwards describes himself as an “everyday, ordinary guy” who loves to play softball. But The ChadTough Foundation and the Carr family see him as much more. They see him as someone with a generous heart who took his passion for softball and shared it to do good. They see him as someone who gave…
The ChadTough Foundation
P. O. Box 907 Saline, MI 48176