Category Archive: Cancer

Mar 24 2017

Vaccine Hesitancy, Beating Neuroblastoma, Brain Biomarkers for Autism, Medicaid Reforms, 2017 Richard King Trainee Award, Best U.S. Pediatric Program

In times of uncertainty, a dose of positive news reminds us that making progress through difficult situations is possible — our Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research community does it every day!

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccine-hesitancy-beating-neuroblastoma-brain-biomarkers-autism-medicaid-reforms-2017-richard-king-trainee-award-best-u-s-pediatric-program/

Oct 28 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Inspirational Patients, Pioneering Fetal Surgery, Trauma Recovery, ADHD Overdiagnosed in ASD, AAP Annual Meeting

Although October is just ending, we’re already looking ahead to the New Year in this week’s installment of In the News.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-inspirational-patients-pioneering-fetal-surgery-trauma-recovery-adhd-overdiagnosed-asd-aap-annual-meeting/

Oct 17 2016

A Conversation With Drs. Bryan Wolf and Peter Adamson on Cancer Moonshot

Every space flight mission requires a carefully planned trajectory, and similarly the national Cancer Moonshot initiative needed a scientific roadmap to reach its ambitions of accelerating the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer to make a decade of progress in the next five years.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/conversation-drs-bryan-wolf-peter-adamson-cancer-moonshot/

Oct 07 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Ear Infection Genetics, Childhood Cancer Heredity, Vaccine Anniversary

Welcome back to another weekly roundup of research news from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! Exciting and important pediatric research spans everything from conditions that are common and treatable, such as ear infections, to others more rare and deadly, such as cancer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-ear-infection-genetics-childhood-cancer-heredity-vaccine-anniversary/

Sep 16 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Precision Health, Passenger Distraction, Stand Up to Cancer Telecast

Many scientific endeavors take place quietly behind laboratory walls, but this week’s In the News items are worth shouting about.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-precision-health-passenger-distraction-stand-cancer-telecast/

Sep 09 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Cancer Moonshot, Why Children Get Cancer, and a Push for Vaccination

Welcome back to our weekly roundup of pediatric research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This week, as many students head back to school, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is strengthening its advocacy to protect individual and public health by calling for an end to nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-cancer-moonshot-children-get-cancer-push-vaccination/

Jun 24 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Children’s Surgery Safety, Mentoring Award, and More

Whether children are under the steady hand of surgeon and anesthesiologist, or medical and research trainees are under the guidance of an experienced mentor, knowledge makes all the difference. This much is clear from the top stories in our weekly roundup of research news at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-childrens-surgery-safety-mentoring-award/

Dec 16 2015

Possible ‘Central Hub’ Proteins Found in Cancer Cell Growth

A study from researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia may add new lines to the textbook description of how cancer cells divide uncontrollably and develop into tumors.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/possible-central-hub-proteins-found-in-cancer-cell-growth/

Dec 08 2015

Latest Findings Add Insight Into Targeted Cancer Immunotherapy

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reported their latest results from their studies of an investigational personalized cell therapy for a highly aggressive form of cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/latest-findings-add-insight-into-targeted-cancer-immunotherapy/

Dec 03 2015

Study Gives New Insights Into Genetic Predisposition to Neuroblastoma

Pediatric oncology researchers have narrowed down a culprit in an aggressive form of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma that makes the disease progress once tumors form.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-gives-new-insights-into-genetic-predisposition-to-neuroblastoma/

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