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Down Syndrome Research Could Provide Important Insights Into Cancer Treatments

From Down Syndrome World Issue 4 2018 People with Down syndrome are highly protected from most solid tumor cancers, and yet they are highly predisposed to certain blood cancers. Studying people with Down syndrome may lead to new cancer treatments
Posted on March 8, 2019
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A Peanut Butter Falcon Takes Flight

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 ZACHARY “ZACK” GOTTSAGEN, an accomplished stage performer and film actor who happens to have Down syndrome, was working on set for a movie in Los Angeles courtesy of the amazing nonprofit, Zeno Mountain
Posted on December 21, 2018
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Pioneering Care for People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 As one of the lead authors of the Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome, George T. Capone, M.D., is continuing his life’s work of improving evidence-based medical care for people with
Posted on November 8, 2018
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The Importance of Immune System Dysregulation in People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 How does an extra copy of chromosome 21 drive the developmental and clinical features of Down syndrome? This question has been the subject of many investigations since 1958, when Jérôme Lejeune reported the
Posted on November 8, 2018
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The Salah Foundation: A Brave Family Making a Huge Difference

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 The Salah family and the Salah Foundation are giving countless people hope, life-changing support, and a brighter future. For the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Salah Foundation is making its dream come true
Posted on October 23, 2018
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A Center For Life-Changing Care

From Down Syndrome World Winter 2017 Since its inception in 2010, The Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado has championed healthy starts and bright futures by caring for the unique medical needs of
Posted on October 12, 2018
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A Country Star Bids Farewell

From Down Syndrome World Spring 2016 FACING TERMINAL CANCER, Joey Feek, one half of the Grammy nominated country music duo Joey+Rory, knew her time was limited. Her husband would be left to raise “Indy,” their daughter with Down syndrome, without
Posted on October 2, 2018
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Megan Bomgaars & Kenneth Faried Conquering Challenges on the Road to Fame

From Down Syndrome World 2016 Winter Issue Global celebrates one of our favorite cover story features from 2016! Since then, the now Emmy-award winning Megan Bomgaars continues to rise in fame and Kenneth Faried still heating up the basketball court,
Posted on September 29, 2018