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Chad Carr

Research is Chad Carr’s ‘final, physical gift’

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By Charles E. Ramirez, The Detroit News Chad Carr, whose fatal battle with brain cancer made headlines and captured hearts around the world, has helped researchers looking for a cure for his condition make a significant discovery. By studying Chad’s brain tumor, pediatricians, neurosurgeons and pathologists with the University of Michigan’s Pediatric Brain Tumor Research…

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Chad Carr

Chad Carr’s final gift: Hope for other kids with deadly cancer

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By Kristen Shamus, Detroit Free Press Chad Carr’s everlasting gift to the world lies in discoveries that could lead to new cancer treatments or even a cure as scientists research the 4.6-centimeter brain tumor that took his life. The blond-haired, charismatic grandson of former University of Michigan football legends Lloyd Carr and Tom Curtis died…

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RunTough for ChadTough

RunTough for ChadTough All the Way to China

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By Jeanine LaGorio On September 23, while neighbors and strangers gather in Chad Carr’s hometown of Saline to run the RunTough for ChadTough 5k and 1-mile fun run, people from across the country will be running virtually in his honor to raise awareness for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) and for funding and research. It…

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