Tag Archive: acute lymphoblastic leukemia

May 08 2015

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Funds Support Rapid Discovery of New Therapies

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to pediatric cancer research, uses the proceeds from its cookie sales and other fundraising events to provide grants to support the work of scientists at five of the nation’s leading pediatric cancer centers.

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Apr 20 2015

Genomic Sequencing Helps Scientists Trace High-risk Leukemia Relapse

Stephen Hunger, MD and a team of researchers used highly sensitive deep sequencing techniques to see how genetic changes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells evolve from diagnosis to remission and relapse.

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Dec 23 2014

Pediatric Leukemia Expert Named CCCR Director

Stephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, has been named the new director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) and chief of the Division of Oncology.

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Dec 19 2014

Benefits Persist in T Cell Therapy for Children with Relapsed Leukemia

An innovative cell therapy for this stubborn form of leukemia continues to show highly promising results in children treated in a pilot clinical trial.

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Oct 20 2014

T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients

A landmark new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 90 percent of leukemia patients treated with a groundbreaking form of cellular therapy achieved complete responses.

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Mar 26 2013

Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children

According to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, two children with an aggressive form of childhood leukemia achieved a complete response after being treated with an innovative cell therapy.

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Dec 13 2012

Fire with Fire

We had to share — check out this amazing Focus Forward film on the recent T cell therapy treatment!

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Dec 09 2012

Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells

Cancer therapy for children has come a long way over the last several decades, and the cure rate for some forms of pediatric cancer is at an all-time high. Although this success rate offers tremendous hope and optimism, there are some children whose disease fails to respond to conventional treatment, leaving doctors to explore novel …

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