Tag Archive: Cancer

Jan 25 2016

CHOP Research In the News

Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia never stops. To help keep you informed about new discoveries and CHOP researchers’ views on timely topics, we are bringing together a roundup of news highlights. Look for this as a recurring feature here on Cornerstone.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-this-week-cancer-moonshot-autism-genes-gene-transfer/

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/

Nov 27 2015

Five Fascinating Facets of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) is a condition that occurs when parts of the body grow too large, too fast.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/five-fascinating-facets-of-beckwith-wiedemann-syndrome/

Jun 24 2015

President Obama Appoints CHOP Oncologist to National Cancer Board

Peter C. Adamson, MD, a pediatric oncologist and leading scientist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and a professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed by President Obama to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/president-obama-appoints-chop-oncologist-to-national-cancer-board/

Jun 01 2015

Neuroblastoma Studies Show Promise of Nanoparticles in Fighting Tumors

Researchers from CHOP are exploring how biodegradable nanoparticles can precisely deliver anticancer drugs to attack neuroblastoma, an often-deadly children’s cancer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/neuroblastoma-studies-show-promise-of-nanoparticles-in-fighting-tumors/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genomic-sequencing-helps-scientists-trace-high-risk-leukemia-relapse/

Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

The history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns. The documentary, which features the Cancer Center at CHOP, will air in three parts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 9 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/watch-cancer-the-emperor-of-all-maladies/

Jan 16 2015

Translational Research Project Explores Enzymes’ Cancer Role

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD, is studying the relation of a family of enzymes to cancer.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/translational-research-project-explores-enzymes-cancer-role/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/pediatric-leukemia-expert-named-cccr-director/

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/benefits-persist-t-cell-therapy-children-relapsed-leukemia/

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